How To: Build A Desk From Copper Pipe

by Lexy Ward

diy copper pipe desk

Desks. Everyone should have one! Mine is used for a myriad of things, and I can't imagine not having it in my home. My tastes are constantly evolving so I've always got my eye on the lookout for unique ways to transform a workspace. So naturally, I did a double take when I saw this modern desk created from copper pipe!      

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How To: Make a DIY Geometric Pipe Pendant Light

by Capree K

How To: Make a DIY Geometric Pipe Pendant Light

We've been seeing brass, gold, and copper making a big splash in home decor for the last few years, but these metallic pieces usually carry a hefty price tag, especially in the lighting department (um, have you seen the prices of Lindsay Adelman chandeliers??). It's always exciting, then, to see people get creative with inexpensive materials and come up with something super stylish and on-trend, like this brass and copper pipe light!      

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DIY: Plumbing Pipe Furntiture.

by Chris Gardner

DIY: Plumbing Pipe Furntiture.

The only thing cooler than a DIY project is a DIY project that exploits materials intended for an entirely different use.

Rory on Apartment Therapy Boston takes such an approach with pipes and fittings from the plumbing department. Going way beyond simply using straight lengths and end flanges for legs, this desk incorporates a fine design inspired by the limitations of the medium.

To create your own version, simply check out the pipe fitting...

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How To: Pipe Part Candlesticks.

by Chris Gardner

How To: Pipe Part Candlesticks.
So, there's this show on the DIY Network, "Creative Juice" and the hosts are probably totally cool in real life, but they try waaaaay too hard on camera. But yesterday, it came while performing the most unpleasant of household tasks -folding laundry- because my wife dumped the basket of clothes on top of the remote. (I'm sure there's a button on the box, but I have no idea where it is) So, I was preparing myself for double-irritation city...and I...

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Store your wine in sewer pipes.

by DIY Maven

Store your wine in sewer pipes.

Don’t get me wrong, I think this wine rack is kinda cool, but it does look like a bunch of waste pipe. Nice waste pipe, to be sure, but waste pipe none-the-less. Instead of spending the 158 bucks, I just might visit the plumbing department at my local hardware store and attempt a DIY. But how to attach them all in that wonky way? Epoxy? Not sure...but something to think about.

Oh, and by the way, it IS suggested that you store your wine in sewer...

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