My First YouTube Video
July 28, 2016 5:59am CST
My wife and I at the very last moment decided to go ahead and run a test to see if we could create a YouTube video using her tablet. I know we could have put some time into this and made it a whole lot better, but it was only a test. We did no preparation, no script, no editing, in fact, two minutes prior to start the camera rolling, we didn't even know we were going to do it. I just wanted to quick glue up my spindle stock and then run off to work. My own criticisms are many and varied. The start is bad. I didn't know the camera was already rolling and I kind of pop up out of nowhere and start babbling. Comedy potential but not the way to start a how to/demonstration video. I didn't comb my hair or straighten my collar, the sun is too bright and it's making me squint and my wife's shadow is a constant. Next time we'll plan ahead and it will me a great deal better. So before I decide this is too embarrassing for public viewing here it is:
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28 Jul 16
A small suggestion...use some editing software to increase the volume just a little. I'm not a woodworker (for some reason I hit 'e' first instead of 'o' but I am not a weedworker either, although...) but I have been thinking of using wood glue to try to deep clean a few albums I have (yes, this is actually a viable option used by many)
28 Jul 16
I thought my wife did a good job holding the tablet steady. Doing it with a purpose built piece of equipment is one thing but this was done with just a tablet. We'll examine it closely to see what we need to do to make it more "professional" but I think with the equipment we have we can be successful. Thanks for the input.
29 Jul 16
The picture with the post came from Pixabay because I didn't have one handy. The spinning wood in that picture though is exactly what the blank I glued up will look like on the machine. My technique is a bit different than the person in the picture.