DIY Handheld Camera Stabilizer Rig

DIY Handheld Camera stabilizer rig from PVC pipeAs anyone that follows this blog knows, I love working with PVC pipe.  Because of this, a DIY handheld camera stabilizer made with 1/2 inch pipe is certainly of interest.  The build should be fairly self-explanatory from the picture above – elbows, tees, and straight pipe – except for what the camera actually attaches to.

This little fixture seen below is actually a pretty neat spring-loaded attachment that’s explained in the “howto” video in the second half of this article.

spring loaded attachment for PVC DIY camera stabilizer rig

Check out the video after the “read more” thing if you want some more build information.  The little spring-loaded assembly steps start around 3:00 if you just want to see how that part is made. Continue reading