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Mark's DIY PVC Pipes PVC Pipe Desk Caddy
Mark's DIY PVC Pipes PVC Pipe Desk Caddy

PVC Pipe Desk Caddy

Supplies:

  • 2", 1½", 1" PVC Pipes
  • 1 Sheet Foam Core or Cardboard
  • 1 Tube Liquid Nails
  • 1 Can of Glossy Spray Paint
  • Safety Goggles
  • Gloves, if desired
  • Exacto Knife
  • Ruler


Steps:

  1. Use a power saw to cut the pipes into 4" and 6" lengths. Cut a 30 degree bevel at one end of each pipe.
  2. Place pipes with angles facing up. Arrange the pipes together to create your design then dab Liquid Nails on the outside of the pipes and glue together. Let dry about 30 minutes - 1 hour.
  3. For the foundation, place the pipe assembly on a piece of foam core and trace around the outside of the cubbies. Remove assembly from cardboard.
  4. Cut the outline with Exacto knife.
  5. Place pipe assembly back on top of outline and dab Liquid Nails on the bottom edge of the cubbies and adhere to the foam core. Press firmly and let dry.
  6. Spray paint with your favorite glossy color. Let dry 1 hour.

PVC Pipe Kid's Chair

Supplies:

  • ¾" (Diameter) PVC Pipes
  • 8 PVC Elbows
  • Director's Chair Back
  • 2 Bolts, 2 Nuts, 2 Washers
  • Power Drill
  • PVC Pipe Cement


Steps:

  1. Cut your pipes with power saw at a straight edge. You will cut 4 pipes at a 22" length. Then cut 2 pipes at a 9" length and 2 pipes at an 11" length.
  2. Measure the center of the 22" pipes and drill a hole directly in the middle. Hole should be at 11".
  3. Take one 9" pipe and one 11" pipe and insert the pipes through the director's chair back seat holes.
  4. Fasten on 2 elbows, one at each end.
  5. Using (2) 22" pipes, insert them into the elbows on each side, then add the elbows on each side at the bottom. Then, add the last short pipe. This will form the shape of a rectangle. You will end up with 2 rectangles that cross at the middle. One rectangle will go inside the other rectangle.
  6. Line up your rectangles. The center holes should be perfectly aligned so you can add your bolt through the middle. Add washers and use the nuts to secure the bolts on each side. Straighten chair and make sure your seat is perfectly taut.

PVC Pipe Kid's Toothbrush Holder

Supplies:

  • 1¼" PVC Pipes
  • 1¼" PVC Caps
  • 1 Tube of Liquid Nails or Bottle of PVC Pipe Cement
  • Alphabet Letters Sticker Decals
  • Velcro Sheet


Steps:

  1. Cut pipes with power saw at about a 6" length.
  2. Insert pipe into PVC cap on the bottom.
  3. Glue with rubber cement (to keep from falling off). Let dry about 30 minutes.
  4. Glue patch of velcro on the back of pipe and to the wall you are adhering to.
  5. Add sticker decal with child's initial and stick on pipe in the center.
  6. Attach pipe to wall at velcro points.
  7. Add toothbrush to holder.

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