After posting that last DIY Jib Video we had some complains about the fact that there are better, more functional and easier builds to make.
While we shared some easier/cheaper jibs in the past, we thought that this was more of a full blown job and was worth a share.
Reader Rick pointed out that The Frugal Filmmaker has one of the best DIY crane/jib tutorials out there called the Frugal Crane 2.0. Unlike most DIY jibs it only uses 1 rod. So leveling and control is achieved with a garage door pulley and vinyl coated line. [Read more…]