You can build your own cheap glidecam using parts from hardware store. Use a threaded bar, a small ball bearing (skate bearing for example), PVC pipe of three different diameters, duct tape, super glue, bolts, nuts, washers, pieces of laminate flooring.

I used a jigsaw and a drill for the workload.

You can view detailed pictures, explanations and learn how to build your glidecam here: (this is the latest design - simpler DIY gimbal)

This is a test video that shows how the glidecam works.
The footage also shows my home made fingerboard - made for my climbing training:


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