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    Magnetic base for a camera

    An here is my magnetic base for the camera.
    Actually, it's not only magnetic, it's weight simply makes a good stable base for standing the camera on whatever flat support.





    The fixture on the camera is made with a leftover part of one of these cheap table tripods sold for cameras, with telescopic feet. The feet keep slipping and are no longer usable after a while.
    So I removed the feet, and replaced them by this wood turned handle and magnetic base.

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    Doc (Dec 10, 2014), kbalch (Dec 9, 2014), MetalDesigner (Dec 11, 2014), Toolmaker51 (Dec 26, 2016)

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    Thanks Christophe! I've added your Camera Magnetic Base to our Miscellaneous category, as well as to your builder page: Christophe Mineau's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Very good, Christophe. I like the incorporation of the magnet into the base.

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    Cool build, thanks.
    Maybe adding duct tape to the face of the magnet would protect the paint of an automobile and still allow a good grip.



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