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Build a DIY Camera Stabilizer from PVC Pipe

If you’re looking for a way to take steadier video using your video-enabled DSLR or camcorder, this cheap DIY stabilizer shoulder mounts your camera for jitter-free video.

All you’ll need for the project is some PVC piping and connectors, some nuts and thumb screws for the camera mount, and (optionally) some black paint, tape, and foam to make the build more comfortable and professional looking. Watch the video above to see the build in action and then hit up the link below for a detailed build guide.

PVC Camera Shoulder Rig [via Hack a Day]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/28/12

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