DiY Grip for E-P5

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by DeoreDX, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. DeoreDX

    DeoreDX Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 13, 2013
    I wasnt happy with the grip options for the E-P5 so I decided to try to make my own. I'm far from an experienced woodworker so this will be a learning process for me. The plan is to make a template and use my router to cut out a base plate. Then fashion a grip similar to the one I put on my E-M5 grip base plate which sort of kind of fit on my E-P5.

    I rough cut the shape into some 1/2 birch plywood. Wasn't too difficult to cut out. Used my jig saw with scroll saw blade and used my router + table freehand to clean it up and smooth some curves. Do need to cut out the battery compartment access port. If I was smart I would have cut that first because now it's going to be a PITA to clamp down, if I can even clamp it down. Might have to do it again starting with the battery cover hole :)






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  2. golftango

    golftango Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 13, 2012
    Looking good! Please show us when it is done!
  3. alex66

    alex66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jul 23, 2010
    Good show, I was looking at or intending to create one for the EPM2 but just have not had the time, you have given me some ideas though.
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