DIY 35W Portable Shortwave UV Light

Bruce White, a member of our Facebook Fluorescent mineral Group, published a DIY guide for an excellent 35W SW field lamp. Pictures and parts lists provide a hobbiest who is comfortable doing some mechanical work and wiring with a complete guide to parts and construction. The original PDF can be downloaded here:

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The following are snapshots of the light and parts list:

The parts lists below have links. If you want clickable links download the pdf above.

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(Note: The instructions on this page are for a 9-watt lamp. I've also added instructions to build an 18 watt lamp here. Both builds are the same except the 18 watt lamp uses a bigger housing and two