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Re: Darkening a Darkroom

On Friday 20 October 2006 19:02, Bill King wrote:
> After lurking on this list for a long time, I'm finally forging ahead to
> make my own prints.  So that I can get started, I am converting my laundry
> room into a multipurpose laundry room/darkroom for alt-processes.  For
> those of you who aren't able to dedicate a room full-time to alt-processes,
> what techniques have you used to make the room dark?  Are there
> particularly good materials for blocking light (possibly black garden
> plastic)?  Have you come up with clever ways of attaching these materials
> so that they could be taken down (or at least be unobtrusive) when needed? 
> I have a small window (which can remain blacked out) and a door (which
> needs to be functional for laundry too) to worry about.

	Cardboard for the window. Cut it  a little big and push it in. Drapes for the 
door. Maybe throw something like a towel at the bottom of the door.  Doesn't 
need to be fancy.