“Smooth Driver”: the $1.00 DIY tool every filmmaker should make.

A simple DIY project anyone can make.

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Many quick release plates and other camera gear require a large flat screwdriver or a large coin.

In the 60’s my father always carried a Sears Craftsman pocket flat screwdriver. There still available on eBay, but seem rather expensive and I prefer a thicker size for camera work.
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$30 Audio Walker: DIY mobile solution for audio gear

This is my DIY project to hold audio gear. Anyone that has a drill and a few bolts can complete this project. Level of Difficulty:  2/10

I’ve tried a lot of DIY solutions to hold audio equipment (B&D WorkMate, small folding tables and even small step ladders).  They all fell short of my needs. Despite looking a bit odd, the Audio Walker works well.
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