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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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27. TREKKING POLE MONOPOD

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HIKERS ALWAYS WANT their gear to perform double duty. The more purposes a tool serves, the fewer tools you’ll need to carry. This DIY project provides a way to lighten your load by leaving a tripod or monopod at home. This trekking pole monopod is a solid camera support for photography and video.

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Parts List (Figure 27.1)

  • Trekking pole
  • 1/4″-20 bolt
  • Electric drill
  • 1/4″ drill bit
  • Quick-release clamp

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27.1

Construction Steps ...

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