My DIY Jib / by Jared

So I saw Film Riot's episode on creating a jib and thought it was a great idea to make my own (especially after checking the prices online).  I didn't follow the plans they had, but the unit is a simple enough design.  I was able to get most of the materials at the local metal shop for about 30 bucks and the rest was a Lowe's run.  It's mostly aluminum and doesn't weigh too much.  (If I make another one I will definitely buy a drill press)  I did have a speaker stand already.

Here are some test shots.