steadicam

DIY steadicam, version five

DIY steadicam, version five

Back in July, I blogged about YB2Normal’s inexpensive PVC gimbal for a home-made steadicam rig. Since that time, William has been steadily refining his design. Version five, pictured above, features a redesigned gimbal incorporating an off-the-shelf auto part. [via Hack A Day]

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Maker Workshop – DTV Antenna & Steadycam on MAKE: television

Digital converter box? Check! Great reception? Not so much. John Park shows how to take a fistful of wire coat hangers and make a TV antenna that gives great digital reception. While he’s at it, he also makes a video camera stabilizer using metal piping and counterbalance weight; great for at-home moviemaking. Check out the […]

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