Here’s a tutorial by photographer Joe Edelman that teaches how you can build a studio lighting setup with fluorescent lights for under $200. You can find a detailed parts list over in the description of the video on YouTube.
Once you’ve built the rig, you can move onto this next tutorial in which Edelman shows how to get the most out of it. It’s pretty amazing how much you can do with his setup:
Here’s a sample photograph by Edelman: