View Full Version : homemade mattebox
02-02-2005, 08:01 PM
has anyone ever built their own mattebox or sunshade from plastic or metal of some kind. i've read about some soft matteboxes, i was just wondering if anyone has made anything more resiliant?
02-02-2005, 09:26 PM
There are several examples of DIY boxes here with various materials. You will have to dig back a bit.
02-02-2005, 09:53 PM
IT's cloth with plastic inside.
02-02-2005, 09:58 PM
Oh yeah, I might know something about the Hovershade 8)
02-03-2005, 06:58 AM
;D Mine works great.
02-03-2005, 02:39 PM
I built my own one time, but I can't find the darn pic. ;)
02-03-2005, 10:53 PM
Here are a couple of homebuilt ones: http://homebuiltstabilizers.com/gadgets%20&%20accessories.html
02-04-2005, 09:44 AM
I built my own out of some vinyl sheets that I got at a craft store it works well if you are still interested I probably work up some instructions with pictures
02-04-2005, 10:31 AM
Joe94 - Instructions and photos would be most appreciated. Thanks in advance.
02-04-2005, 02:48 PM
Hey Niebs_2022, have a look at the ones I make.
02-04-2005, 03:11 PM
Love it! More information please!
02-04-2005, 06:58 PM
wow, mad dougk... those look real nice. thanks for all the great feedback, as usual, everybody.