Inside the Film Production campus

Inside the Film Production campus (Photo credit: vancouverfilmschool)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are a lot of DIY Camera Dolly tutorials, but most lack some construction tips and some insight to the best materials for the job. Here, you’ll see why certain materials are better when building a homemade camera dolly rig.

 

INDY FILM GEAR - DIY FILMMAKING PROJECTS

INDY FILM GEAR – DIY FILMMAKING PROJECTS

 

Materials list:
(2) Pieces of ¾ Inch MDF cut to 30″X30″
Wood glue
(2) 28″ long, 2 Inch aluminum angle stock
¼ inch drill bit (for wheel bolt holes in aluminum angle)
5/16 inch drill bit (for carriage bolt holes in mdf)
3/8 inch drill bit (for carriage bolt holes on aluminum angle)
(8) Skateboard Wheels — High Hardness (99) with a large diameter (58 mm is ideal)
(16) Speed washers
(8) ¼ inch hex bolts 2 ½ inches long
(8) ¼ inch flat washers
(8) ¼ inch stop nuts (also known as locking nuts)
(8) Nylon or metal spacers 5/8 inch wide by 3/8 inch deep with a ¼ hole
(4) 5/16 inch carriage bolts 3 ½ inches long (trim to size after install)
(4) 5/16 inch flat washers
(4) 5/16 inch lock washers
(4) 5/16 inch hex nuts
(2) 10 foot sections of 1 ¼ inch schedule 40 PVC
(1) 10 foot section of 1 inch schedule 40 PVC to use for rail joiners and end caps
(4) 1 inch schedule 40 PVC 90 degree elbows to make end caps

 

 

 

 

 




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