Youtube videos: Another element to Woodworking #1: Learning how to shoot woodworking videos

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Blog entry by rustednail posted 03-30-2018 04:37 PM 28544 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So i recently began making videos and posting them on YouTube. I didn’t really have high hopes for the channel because i know very little about making content that people may actually want to watch. I also was concerned about shooting videos slowing down my production and causing more headache than it is worth. But none the less i began the video journey. To my surprise, i have found the added element of making videos to be a motivator. I am now constantly thinking up new and unique projects to record and post to YouTube. Shooting video adds another element to the build process and takes out a lot of the monotony that occurs in typical projects, especially projects that i have built 10 times before. There is still a lot i need to learn however. I am still not great at editing, marketing the channel, or getting the best possible shots. But this too has kept me motivated to get better and push myself in the shop.

Please take a look at my Channel and let me know what you think. Let me know what you like and don’t like, The video style is still forming and evolving.

The Rusted Nail Channel

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga,

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#1 posted 03-30-2018 11:06 PM

I think you have the right idea. I like what you do, keep it simple. Show me what you do and always be looking for new projects! Thanks for taking the leap…hope you find succes.

-- Al,Midwest -To thine own self be true

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#2 posted 03-31-2018 03:25 AM

I put some of your videos into my watch later list.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 03-31-2018 05:14 AM

I think it’s great! I just started making videos this year and the filming and editing is fun and challenging. Growing a channel is also very hard work I’m learning. One thing I have noticed is there is an audience for every style. Just have to find them! Cant wait to see more of your videos. I liked the jewelry hanger project.

-- I could quit if I wanted

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#4 posted 04-11-2018 11:59 AM

I subscribed to your channel. I figured every little bit helps.

-- Marshall --------------------------- In with 10. Out with 10.

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#5 posted 03-08-2019 03:05 AM

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