If you're shooting video on the go, a good rig is essential for image stability. If you don't want to pay full price for one, you can make a pretty good substitute with parts from an IKEA chair.At IKEA Hackers, Joost cannibalises the $79 Pello chair to make a rig/shoulder mount for his Canon 7D. It's a hack that requires a certain amount of DIY skill, but the results look good. Hit the link for full details.
PELLO camera shoulder mount / rig [IKEA Hackers]