THIS DIY PROJECT takes advantage of parts you probably already have laying around at home, such as an extra camera strap and a few feet of cord.

There are lots of ways to connect a strap to a tripod. Many tripods actually have hard connection points. These are great places to connect mini carabiners, and they can simplify the overall strap system.


Parts List (Figure 63.1)

  • Mini carabiner (2)
  • 550 paracord, 24″ long
  • Camera strap
  • Scissors or knife
  • Candle or lighter


Construction Steps

  1. 1 Make loops at both ends of the camera ...

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