A digital camera dolly may be implausible filmmaking instrument, and [Cornelius] was decided to create his personal model: the “Dope” DIY Dolly. The outcome not solely upped his manufacturing high quality, however was additionally solely in keeping with his DIY method to filmmaking typically.
A fundamental dolly design is simple sufficient: a flat platform with wheels, and a few aluminum tubing upon which to roll. However whereas dolly assemblies are simple to buy or hire, [Cornelius] discovered that his DIY model — which used simply sourced components and about 80 hours price of 3D printing — offered completely acceptable outcomes, whereas opening the door to remixing and sharing with like-minded filmmakers.
? Obtain the STL recordsdata to get began by yourself model. As for the observe, clean metallic pipe is finest, however typically observe constituted of PVC can do the job. [Cornelius] has a number of extra STL recordsdata for these planning to make a base from 1″ PVC pipe, and people are on a separate obtain hyperlink close to the underside of the venture web page (right here’s that hyperlink once more.) Watch the Dope Dolly in motion within the transient video embedded under.
Then again, when you desire your DIY digital camera gear to be on the smaller and extra difficult finish of the spectrum, you should definitely take a look at this multi-axis digital camera slider.