DIY Steadicam – How to Make a Simple Steadicam with Gimbal Joint!

P1030010.JPG - This is the rough instruction on how to make an inexpensive gimbal joint for a DYI steadicam.  Just for the gimbal joint.You'll need to go elsewhere to find out how to build a whole steadicam and how they work.  Google is your friend.This joint costs about 3 dollars and 10 minutes to put together.

Probably the most important part about making your own DIY Steadicam involves making a good gimbal joint, the thing that allows your camcorder to stay “steady” in lateral movements (and some vertical movements).

You should take a look at this DIY steadicam design for reference and more DIY Steadicam ideas here.

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