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A useful tripod that's easy to make and fits in your pocket. It uses stiff wire wrapped in electrical tape as legs, and taped to a bolt. I ...
you need 4 things: 3 Stiff pieces of wire, 10+ inches long (old coat hangers, copper house wiring) a 1/4" bolt that fits camera mounts, they're pretty common ...
start wrapping around one end of the wire with electrical tape about 10 times around, then move up to the other end, leaving 2" uncovered. wrap the others ...
use the pliers to bend "U"s on the un-covered ends of the legs.
Place the "U" of one leg against the bolt as shown. Wrap the tape around 2 or 3 times tightly.
add the other two legs (or more) in the same way. Now wrap 10-20 times around everything super tightly.
wasnt that easy? now just screw your tripod on, DONT OVERSCREW, you can screw on a nut or wingnut to snug up your camera, or 2 nuts screwed ...
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