GoPro or iPhone are one of crucial things with everyone uses it, but sometimes it needs stabilizer so now ready to learn how to make a GoPro or iPhone camera stabilizer in few steps. Here wood bent lamination and aluminum play a crucial role to complete this project. Get ready for looking this easy woodworking and see the perfect result.
Sometimes we need to make it stable to move properly and to have videos and pictures perfectly so let’s start and go ahead.
Your query for camera stabilizer will be solved by Steadicam, Steadicam is a camera stabilizer which allows for a smooth moment and perfects quality result in the form of videos and pictures.
The Steadicam is one which holds your camera or smartphone and reduces weights.
Have some pieces of wood lamination
First, you have some wood pieces to have lamination about 3mm using the table saw. You must have a perfect lamination for a good result.
If you have cut some lamination so now, we are ready to go ahead here you can have more than enough lamination for future use too.
Now keep this strip in water for an hour to make it more flexible and wait because it is very crucial to make piece flexible to get the good result so just for an hour.
Bend Strip Around by using wood wedges
After making flexible by keeping this strip in water create some small wedges by the table saw to fix the strip. Keep this lamination for few hour and it will give some round shape which will assist at the time of making it right shape while applying glue for final shape.
Lamination Around By Using Wood Wedges And Glue
When you have done this process of first round shape of the strip, then this is the right time to make it permanently and final shape. Use glue to affix them and Keep it for few hours and now strips around in circle form to get the right shape as I want, I just had small pieces of wood and attached them with the pin and fill the gap using wedges in the gaps.
Use the hammer to apply wedges to make a lot of pressure to specific points. Keep for few minute to dry for a night to make glue dry.
Time To Make The Handle With A Uni Joint
Here you need to make a uni joint by which Steadicam can move easily and you will feel your hand free without any pressure.
Use a wood rod and use drill device and make a hole end of the rod. Give the proper shape as needed, now use a small piece of wood and make two holes of 90 degrees to arrange the two pieces together and work fine. Now use the small pin and cut and apply glue using the spray to join each other. Keep them up to glue is dry and now you can see joint if working fine.
Now The Time To Final Assembly And Complete The Task With Fine Work
This is the final time to assemble the entire thing and make it complete to use and work fine. You have to follow some steps and at the end of this session, you will get a good product produced by you.
- Have a piece of aluminum and cut according to size need and make few hole, now bend it from one end. You need to run a bolt through the small end.
- Now attach your handle using two nuts. If you have done this process with accuracy, so you will find the handle can run forward and back easily to get the balance right.
- You have to make some holes at the bottom of the strip If you want the counter weight, and insert few bolts for making the right.