Here is episode 17 on how to build a shoulder rig for your video camera.
Here are two quick and easy oh and really cheap steady cam systems for your video camera.
For some sample footage of what the difference is with the steady cams you have to go to http://Facebook.com/MechanicalMashup and become a fan of our page.
Dave is going to show you how to install 120 volt plugins for your car or truck. Here is the inscrutable Dave wrote for this. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-cool-looking-power-panel-in-your-/ Make sure to make it a favorite if you like it we could use the publicity on other sites as well Follow us on twitter http://twitter.com/mechmashup, http://twitter.com/behnt, http://twitter.com/davesonfire Here [...]
Dave shows how to make a vacuum table and Ben shows how to leverage a free 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) software package to design and make the 4 line stunt kite in Episode 11
We have a ghetto guitar or Cigar Box Guitar (CBG) and Dave gives a tour of his ghetto shop.
Here is a link to the 3D model of the guitar I built so you can get the dimensions and build one yourself and here is a link to the viewer / CAD software SKETCHUP that is awesome and free! For parts you need 3-3″ #10 eye bolts, 6- #10 washers, 3- #10 Nylock nuts, 1- 2″ #10 eyebolt, 1- 2″ #8 bolt, cigar box, 3′ 1″x3″ oak board (or any other hardwood), Guitar strings #16, #19, #24
Dave shows us how to make internally lit ice sculptures and Ben shows part one of a two part series on how to make a stunt kite.
ShapeLock <- You have to get some of this stuff it rocks!
Dave and Lisa show you how to do a custom grip tape job for your skateboard. You can also get Lisa to do the work for you by going to http://LisaFarrows.com !
Here is a link to the video file for you to download if you want to
Episode 9 How to do profesional looking metal engraving with a 10 dollar engraver and a PVC fig rig for a small video camera
Dave shows how to engrave your tools and Ben shows how to make a video camera stabilizer called a fig rig out of PVC.
Dave shows how to etch copper to make a really cool plaque and Ben shows how to make a pop out chroma key and or reflector on the cheap.
Dave shows his second present wrapping job and Ben shows what to do with the extra cardboard during the holiday season. Sorry so late but $%&#&!!!! Blip.tv has been so kind as to not be able to display my videos properly. FRUSTRATING!!!
Update: Blip.tv has gone above and beyond what would be expected for tech support and I will be writing up a blog post on http://AdventuresOfBen.com about how their customer service is stellar and what other tech companies could learn from them. I have no doubt now that I made the right choice in having them as a provider for my new podcast. Thank you Blip!
Here is the link to Mr McGroovys rivets and the coupon code is ‘mechmashtv’ for 10% off your order