How to create a basic skeleton for an object in Maya

This video explains how to create a basic skeleton for an object in Maya. When you create a skeleton, it is made up of bones and joints as shown below. The skeleton can be placed inside an object and you can then bind to skin (bind the skeleton to the object).

A basic skeleton setup.
A basic skeleton setup.

Watch the video below to find out how to set up a basic skeleton and attach it to an object (bind to skin).