Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with sinks. Here are ten of my favorite DIY projects using copper, galvanized and even PVC pipe.   



1. Make an industrial-looking shelf with a vintage feel using this tutorial. [Photo: 4Men1Lady]

2. Build yourself a beautiful work desk by downloading this Make It! Hardware Store Decor PDF booklet. [Photo: Curbly]

3. Short on closet space? Make a floating coat rack like this one. [Photo: Love Aesthetics

4. Use copper pipe to create a modular pot rack. Here's the tutorial. [Photo: This Old House]

5. Feeling ambitious? Make yourself a new bed! Here are the instructions. [Photo: Apartment Therapy]

6. Make this mod wine rack side table using PVC pipe. Check out the full tutorial right here. [Photo: Curbly]

7. Here's another PVC project... a pretty sunburst-style mirror. Find out how it was made here. [Photo: Thrifty and Chic]

8. You can also use galvanized pipe as a curtain rod, as Tricia has done in her office nook. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Simplicity in the South]

9. Make this industrial chic table lamp using pipe fittings. Here are the instructions. [Photo: ManMade]

10. Lastly, fashion a laptop stand out of plastic pipe and paint it a pretty color. Check out the photo tutorial here. [Photo: Handimania]

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