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Soon after you buy a video baby monitor you find yourself struggling to get the best camera view. I figured, that the best view is from above the cent...
I started with a scrap piece of half-inch Baltic plywood. Placed the baby monitor and loosely outlined it with a pencil.
I used the band saw to cut out a circle using the pencil mark as as my guide. It's hard to get a perfect circle with a band saw, but don't worry, that...
I used disk sander to smooth out rough edges after the band saw and made a fair enough circle.
Next I used belt sander to smooth out sharp corners. Belt sanders are way to aggressive for this material, so don't push too hard. And we have a nice ...
Use ruler to find a spot, where the mounting screw should go. Pre-drill a hole for the screw, this will help prevent chipping of the wood, when you in...
I used a sheet metal screw for this job as it has the right type of cap. I drove the screw deep enough, that it can still slide into the mounting hole...
I used half-inch ENT bracket (from Home Depot) to mount it on the pole. Again, mark the points and pre-drill.
I used some scrap piece of rubber inside the ENT as a liner. This will ensure better grip.
Using two flat head screws, mount the ENT bracket around the pole and attach it to the plywood base.
Slide the camera on that mounting screw, feed the power wire to the camera and done! It's working now!
Here is what end result looks like! You could also paint the plywood base white to match the crib. Personally I like the way this material looks so m...
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Posted:May 18, 2012
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