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Tip on making a space-saving "monopod" from a few feet of cord.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1992 (v.14#1) pg. 16

Convert a ski pole to do double duty as a monopod camera support.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1977 (v.41#2) pg. 103

Add a support bar (foot) to your monopod for better stability.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1987 (v.51#4) pg. 45

Tip: Use a telescoping metal paint roller extension rod as a monopod.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1988 (v.52#9) pg. 70

Two styles of camera supports you can make. (1) A vise-grip plier with three 1/4-20 bolts welded on at strategic locations and (2) a chain monopod which is attached to your camera and held steady by standing on the other end of the chain.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1978 (v.7#5) pg. 8

Make a combination walking stick and camera "monopod" from a length of metal tube, a rubber handgrip, and some miscellaneous hardware.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1980 (v.9#7) pg. 69

Make this simple camera bracket for a monopod that will permit expanded, more convenient use of the monopod. Est. cost: $2.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1982 (v.11#7) pg. 95

How to make a single-pole camera support (monopod). Est. cost: $10.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1983 (v.12#8) pg. 103

How to make an inexpensive multi-purpose unipod out of a ski pole.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1985 (v.13#9) pg. 20

The tripod alternative. What is available in monopods and other camera supports.
PHOTOMETHODS Jan 1986 (v.29#1) pg. 44

Ultracompact tilt-head designed especially for monopod use.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1972 (v.137#6) pg. 38

Make a unipod from a broomstick, bicycle handgrip and camera case screw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 64

Easy-to-make monopod stops camera shake. Made from a wooden dowel and a crutch tip.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 82

Tip: A length to light rope attached to an eyebolt can be attached to your camera. Holding the rope under your foot and pulling it taut can help steady camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1977 (v.81#2) pg. 30

Using a monopod. Some tips.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1985 (v.92#10) pg. 66

Other means of camera support. A look at monopods, gunstocks, and beanbags.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1987 (v.94#11) pg. 62

Alternative supports to eliminate camera shake without a cumbersome tripod. Selection and use of monopods, shoulder pods and table tripods.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1989 (v.96#1) pg. 112

The Armpod, a monopod with a twist. Inexpensive camera support helps steady a hand-held shot.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1989 (v.96#2) pg. 77

Tip: Elevate your camera with a monopod and a simple homemade flagpole carrier.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1989 (v.96#2) pg. 118

Combine a tripod with a monopod to get a tripod with a center post that extends to great heights.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1992 (v.99#7) pg. 68

Tips on selecting and using a monopod.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1999 (v.63#3) pg. 17

By adding a foot stirrup to the bottom of a monopod you can improve its steadiness.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1970 (v.196#1) pg. 198

Make a non-slip supplementary base (foot) for a monopod. Two designs shown.
SHUTTERBUG #345 Jun 1999 (v.28#8) pg. 108

Achieve freedom and stability with the "chainpod", a 6- to 7-foot chain screwed into your camera's tripod socket. Tension on the chain with your foot steadies the camera.
SUPER-8 FILMAKER Jun 1980 (v.8#4) pg. 12