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Thanks for the comment!It's not stiff enough to stay in place, but holding it hasn't been too big of a deal with a high enough shutter speed. The only drawback would be the repeatability is lacking if you're wanting to shoot HDR or product photography. In this case, sandbags or something will be needed.
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I didn't even think about electrical tape. That would look really clean. Gaffers tape would be best, now that I think about it.
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This worked great for Nilla Wafers! Thanks for the post.
I'd look on Google Maps in your area and simply type in 'Lumber' and a few pins should drop. There's usually an 84 Lumber company around most big cities. If cedar is out of stock, Redwood, Cypress, Douglas Fir are all pretty good outdoor woods.
Red or white oak would be good for this. I'd elevate the base a little bit so wood isn't directly on the concrete. Water over time will soak up through the end grain and turn the wood black over time. I'd certainly still seal the ends to keep water from getting in the wood.
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