Selfies are trendy all over the world. The new innovations that brought front cameras and selfies were a solution for people everywhere who had to depend on mirrors to get the perfect front view picture.
With this innovation also came the invention of the selfie stick and what better way to take a selfie than to use a selfie stick? For someone who wants to save some bucks and get creative while at it, then the DIY selfie stick is just the thing for you. Here are some tutorials that you can follow:
1. Instructables DIY ‘Super’ Selfie Stick
This tutorial takes you through a six step tutorial on how to make a selfie stick. The instructions are detailed, and there are images to show you exactly how to do it. For this tutorial, you will need a bamboo stick, a string, glue and a mobile phone holder for the car.
You will also need 2 large round magnets and a Bluetooth shutter remote control. It is an easy to follow tutorial to get yourself a DIY selfie stick.
2. WikiHow’s Cassette Case Selfie Stick
This is a quick 6 step tutorial that shows you how to make a cassette case DIY selfie stick. For this method, you will need a flagpole, scotch tape, Popsicle sticks, some sponges and an empty cassette case. The steps are explained in detail and all you have to do is follow them to make your own DIY selfie stick.
You simply tape the cassette case onto the flagpole and glue dish sponges on both sides of the case. Using the popsicles as support, tape the sponges and place your phone in between them.
3. Convenient DIY selfie stick
This tutorial shows you how to make a very convenient selfie stick monopod. For this tutorial you will need a construction hair dryer, a drill, clamp, some bolts, a glue gun, a rope, a foam rubber and a stationery knife. There are 9 clear steps in this method, as well as images to guide you through each step of making your own DIY selfie stick.
4. Globo Surfer’s DIY selfie stick
This method of making a selfie stick has to be simplest one yet. All you need to follow this tutorial is a stick, sponge and tape. You need to find an angle that will not leave your phone damaged or with any tape marks.
Secure the sponge at the end of the stick using the tape. Place the phone securely within the sponge and your selfie stick is ready to go. They also offer an alternative method of using a flagpole and cassette case with detailed instructions.
5. The Cyber Omelette DIY selfie stick
This is a simple build that is extremely creative. The materials you need for this tutorial are spatula, sponge, elastic, headphones with volume control and a smartphone that takes pictures with vole buttons. If you do not have any if to see parts, you can get them from a dollar store.
The tutorial features images that will show you exactly what you need to do for each step and even how to use this DIY selfie stick. You will learn how to assemble the different materials to get the functional end product.
6. DIY selfie stick by hanger
Wire hangers have been used for the longest time to hand clothes, but they can also make great DIY selfie sticks. For this tutorial, you will need sell tape, a stick, pliers, earphones and a phone cover. The video shoes you exactly how to bend the hangers and put them in the shape that can be used for the DIY selfie. It also guides you on how to assemble the different components to make the selfie stick.
7. Very easy DIY selfie stick
For this tutorial, the materials you need are glue, a phone cover, tape, earphones, a thin pipe and a few old wires. The video does not have a voice over or any written instructions which means you will have to depend on the visuals of the tutorial. The video is however clear and shows you all the steps you need to take from the beginning to the end in making your own DIY selfie stick.
8. DIY selfie stick from an old umbrella
This tutorial shows you an easy way to make a strong selfie stick. The materials needed for this tutorial are an old umbrella, PVC casing and capping, a small hammer and a screw. The tutorial starts by showing you how to take out the center part of the umbrella and to remove the unnecessary parts from it. It then takes you through how to add screws to the PVC casing and then how to assemble the different parts to make a DIY selfie stick.
9. Make a DIY selfie stick at home
This tutorial shows you a simple method to make a DIY selfie stick at home. The materials you need for this tutorial include a wrapping wire, a mobile cover, earphones and a stick. You start by bending the wires and the video tutorial clearly shows how you can do this. The next step is to attach the wires to the stick using the tape and ensuring that they are carved round the stick in the right way. The phone cover is then attached to the wires to complete the selfie stick.
10. Make a DIY selfie stick using paper
This is a tutorial that shows you how to make a selfie stick at home using head phones, a metal wire and paper. This is a unique method because what you need is mostly paper. It is also quite easy to follow because there are instructions on the side for each step that is illustrated on the video.
Our generation is hooked to phones and tablets with the rise of numerous new technologies. One of the features of these devices are cameras. People take lots of pictures and selfie sticks are just some of the ways you can get an amazing photo. The above tutorials will help you get started on making your own selfie stick to get the perfect selfies.