Getting into the YouTube game

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Blog entry by BenhamDesign posted 12-29-2014 05:10 PM 2194 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It seems that everybody has a YouTube channel. Well I decided to get into the game myself. My mother bought me a GoPro camera for Christmas. I`m sure she is hoping I will shoot some video of her grand kids for her. Which of course I will, but trying to keep up with a 7 and 10 year old is a lot of work, so I decided to take it into the shop and try my hand at shooting some woodworking videos.

This 1st video is a fairly simple build so I could figure out how to work the camera into my workflow. It was also a much needed project for the shop. The rack took an afternoon to build, but learning how to use the video editing software and editing it took most of the next day.

Below is the link to my 1st video. Please subscribe to my channel as I hope to record many more projects of the furniture I build. My next project is going to be a Desk made from Cherry

Please Subscribe, Like, Share, Thumbs up, etc……..

-- What I do in and out of the shop at

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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 12-29-2014 05:43 PM

Nice first video with the GoPro. I like the way you sped up the action.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#2 posted 12-29-2014 08:23 PM

Good start. Personally I’d prefer to see you edit out the repetitious stuff such as removing the dado blade, using the router plane on the second side, etc. Voice over in the future would also be nice to explain what you are doing and why.

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#3 posted 12-29-2014 08:26 PM

Think that you did rather well for a first.
Other that the actual buld process i would love to hear more about the idea behind the project, choise of materials and perhaps historical, personal or other stories related as well.
Looking forward to see more from your shop!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#4 posted 01-02-2015 01:48 AM

Very nice, well done on your first video.
I also like your workshop.
I have subscribed to your channel.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#5 posted 01-04-2015 01:29 PM

Great idea Brian!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-04-2015 01:53 PM

Great job! If only I had a fast motion feature.

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