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A camera stand that is like furniture. Specifically for taking pictures of what you are doing for instructables, or whatever reason you have for doing something like that. ...
2 adjustable friction hinges - http://www.mcmaster.com/#1791A44 8 screws -- 8/32 x 1/2" --- or close to that 8 tee nuts -- 8/32 Tools - Screw driver Drill - 1/4" ...
Cut out the pieces. This is scrap wood. The arms (no paint) are about 1/4" thick. The base (white) is 1/3" MDF. The shapes are not critical, as long ...
Drill 1/4" holes, these are a little big, but that is good.
Put the tee nuts in the wholes and screw an the hinges. Note: I had to drill a 1" hole halfway through the base because it was too ...
Screw the hinges to the arm pieces, using the tee nuts.
These are adjustable friction hinges with a max torque of 7lb/inch. Tightening the screw in the middle makes the hing stiffer, loosing makes it looser.
The tee nut cracked the wood here.
Hi Jack. Hi Hazel.
If you are brave, you can just use an elastic to mount a camera phone.
A camera can be attached with a 1/4-20 bolt. A ball joint would be great for the camera, or at least a 3rd hing.
It folds up, but not great.
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