Introduction: DIY GoPro Tray

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Hi there! I'm new to this forum and i want to share good things with you that I created for my GoPro camera.

I was looking on the internet to buy some tray mount, but guess what? The price for low quality one is around 40$ and for high quality prodacts is 60-110$. And I decided to make myself one, to look like professional.

Step 1: What You Need

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Here we go what you need:

- 4mm Poplar Plywood (lighter than beech one and easier to cut)

- 4 M6 or 1/4" nuts

- 2 M6 x 20 or 1/4" maschine screws

- 2 bycicle handles (maybe some quality ones)

- PVC pipe 20mm or 3/4"

- More PVC stuff: 90° joint and 2 end-caps

- Some rubber

- Spray paint (I prefer matte finish)

- Wood glue

- Free time and be creative

*I have already made handles completely

Step 2: Designing Layout

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First I started with designing mount in CorelDraw.

Step 3: Let's Start

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Next I got scalpel into the hands and cut the printed layout and placed it on the plywood and than cut the plywood.

Step 4: More

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Here is how it looks like with first coat of paint and then second coat. I have made a glossy finish in the middle of tray for the GoPro sticky mount with transparent varnish.

Step 5: And More

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Did some drilling and mounting the handles.

Step 6: And More

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Then I made wooden support for tray and painted in black and glued some rubber for better grip.

Step 7: Finished Product

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alcurb (author)2015-08-29

Nice looking rig. Looks like it was professionally designed. Good work.

dzalemega (author)alcurb2015-09-03

Thanks man! ;)

eGadgetGuy (author)2015-09-03

good idea to use bicycle handles

shootr (author)2014-09-21

That is really good looking, I'm adding it to my to-do list!

dzalemega (author)2014-07-04

There are the pics of mount for gopro! ;)

hstough101 (author)2014-06-17

Where does the GoPro Mount?

dzalemega (author)hstough1012014-06-22

On the shiny part you can use sticky mount or to drill and mount the 1/4" screw. I'll upload the fresh images soon ;)

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