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Step 1: What you need

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How on the picture ;)

Step 2: Tubes

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Wrap around tubes the tape

Step 3: Stoppers

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Prepare stoppers

Step 4: Weight

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Prepare weight. Camera = 0,5 kg. , Weight = 0,5 kg.

Step 5: Tube folding

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Connect tube

Step 6: Top stopper

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Fold top stopper

Step 7: Camera

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Screw weight and camera.

Step 8: Finish

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enjoy your stable movie :)
moisture5 years ago
I think you need to cite Johnny Chung Lee's work. This design is almost identical.
I agree: http://14dollarstabilizer.org/
Ranie-K5 years ago
site down. funny, i use 000webhost too. amazing host =D
Had to change domain. 890m was down a few times too often.

http://einarkramer.22web.net/Photos/PhotoDiY/#Woden
Ranie-K Ranie-K3 years ago
http://einarkramer.22web.net/OLD/Photos/PhotoDiY/#Woden
The finished product looks too pretty for its purpose. I made one a while back using the same plans but with more industrial looking pipe and unions (no gold endcaps and non-taped pipes). I just painted mine black and it works perfectly. This is really a question of form over form, in other words, this is going to be under the camera, not in front of it.
PS1187 years ago
Just a tip. It'd probably work a lot better if the handle was on a gimbal like the real deal.

See this guy's design. (He even build the vest and the whole 9 yards! )
rimar20007 years ago
Very good instructable!
I saw this in make magazine before.
mdmoose297 years ago
please please please learn better english before posting an instructable... a list to accompany pictures would be preferred for materials... and proper spelling of steadicam
Tonamel7 years ago
Do you have a before/after steadiness video? I'd like to see what kind of a difference it makes.