Introduction: Make a Super Selfie Stick

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When selfie sticks just appeared, I never thought I'll want one.

Me? Holding camera on a stick? Never!

Visiting different cities with my girlfriend, made me realize that my arms are too short to take a picture of ourselves.

Maybe a selfie stick is not a bad invention at all.

Let's make one!

What's needed:

  • Bamboo stick

I cut mine from a garden Tiki-Torch

  • Mobile phone holder for the car
  • 2 x Large, Round Neodymium magnets (30mm x 5mm)
  • Bluetooth Shutter Release Remote Control
  • String
  • Glue

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Step 1: Prepare the Bamboo

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Cut a piece of bamboo as long as you want your selfie stick to be.

Then, cut that stick in half.

Step 2: Glue the Magnets

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Glue strong, large neodymium magnets to one end of the each stick.

I used epoxy glue for the job.

Step 3: Make a Handle

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Put some glue on the handle.

Wrap a string around it.

Step 4: Attach a Mobile Phone Holder to the Stick

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Depending on the mobile phone holder you got

Cut off the head-ball and glue it to the stick.

Step 5: Attach the Remote

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Tie a Bluetooth remote to the handle.

Step 6: Enjoy Your Selfie Stick

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Selfie stick is small enough to put it in the bag.

Gravity and magnets will let you open the stick with one hand.

You can also attach the stick to almost any lamppost.

Great for those times when you want to take a photo without holding the stick.

Comments

the dan of many trades (author)2016-12-30

Gilligan would be so proud! awesome project

Hot tub dude (author)2015-08-23

Some one finely made a Legit Selfie stick that's manly

Thanks :)

3366carlos (author)2015-08-23

very nice, most phones are voice activated by using "shoot" or "cheese" so the shutter may not be needed.

Thanks!

My girlfriends phone can be also activated by voice, but it does not always work or maybe we just have terrible voices :)

chefranger (author)2015-08-22

You always make the coolest stuff. Oh yeah

Thanks :)

chefranger (author)2015-08-22

were did you buy your neodymium magnets?

I bought it on eBay.

Search for "Neodymium magnets 30 x 5 mm"

Suleymankutluer (author)2015-08-21

Thats amazing bro!

Cheers!

siteground-hosting (author)2015-08-21

WOW thats nice

Thank You!

UofCVideoGuy (author)2015-08-20

ok, that... is... just... BRILLIANT!

Thanks!

smandal13 (author)2015-08-20

nice and uselfull

ShakeTheFuture (author)smandal132015-08-21

Thank You!

Super Creative Idea man

Thank You!

mango8991693 (author)2015-08-21

restore ancient ways

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