If you have ever wanted to create a replica of your favorite camera, now you can with the Canon Balsa Wood 1D mock-up tutorial. This DIY teaches you the step-by-step process of making this cool wooden camera.

Unfortunately, the result is not a fully working camera, but a cool aesthetic piece to add to any collection you may already have.

Using only sheets of balsa wood in varying thickness and actual small pieces from a real Canon 1D camera, the tutorial is only for those bold enough to try and steady-handed enough to succeed.

The process for making this replica camera actually seems quite manageable, and the end result will have your friends thinking you have a fully working wooden Canon camera.