Bfman sent in this handy guide on building a panoramic tripod head for $10 – “”Stitching software and digital cameras make panoramic photos far easier than ever before. However, to get the best results, you need a special tripod head. These can cost hundreds of dollars, but making your own isn’t that hard. Even better, it’s dirt cheap.”” – Link.
HOW TO – Build a panoramic tripod head for $10