Besides actually doing the design work and seeing how it functions in reality, another great way to learn is to take a close look at what other designers have done, to listen to their horror stories, to hear why they do things a certain way.
So, it is my hope that you will learn a bit from watching the video and the slide show. And if it spurs a memory or an idea, feel free to share it so that we can all learn together.
The video shows using a shoulder screw as a pivot point. This is a common use of a shoulder screw.