Creating a very cheap but useful holder for your camera.

In the first - sorry for the poor english, but i tried my very best ! ;-)

...greetings from germany !
snug, from http://www.pixelklecks.de

Step 1: Buying Parts

Buy one of the little minitripods from the mediastore in the near, and a cheap plastic clamp in a hardware store.

Step 2: Reverse Engineering

remove the legs of the tripod

Step 3: Drilling

drill a 5mm hole in one of the the front arms of the clamp.

...and in the end you only have to screw them together - ready !

Step 4: Ready !

From now you can screw on the camera and clamp them wherever you want.
Nice idea! You should post it in the group "Camera Mounts" as well.
One awesome tip. and way cheaper than a Gorilla Pod! :)
Is this strong enough to hold a DSLR..or is it more for compact digitals?
...sorry, but i think that dslr`s are too heavy for this kind.
How did you screw the clamp onto the tripod?
...screw size M4x10, type "inbus"
Your English was awesome and so was your idea Fraking Awesome!
Nice! Reminds me of a friend who turned one of his backpacking poles into a walking stick/monopod hybrid, so he could take panoramas. I really should get him to write an instructable about that...
Great idea! An even less expensive suggestion: instead of purchasing a cheap tripod, go to the hardware store and purchase a 1/4"-20 Screw (this is the size of the tripod hole in most cameras), 1/4"-20 Wing Nut, 1/4"-20 Nut, and 2 Washers and you will have all the parts needed to attach to the clamp...
...nice (and a really very cheap) idea, but in this version i think you are not even flexible to correct in every angle YOU want.
Yes, the screw type is a standard one one for almost all Cam`s. ...hmm, i think it`s in this case not for use with heavy cams, but you still only have to change them to a bigger/stronger clamp...or use this only in secure positions with low forces.
also, most regular cameras have a socket for tripods too, so this will work with regular flash cameras
Your English is fine.......... very cool idea.

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