Plumbers Pipe Curtain Rod
Spray painted dark for a more industrial flair this diy project helps.
Plumbers pipe curtain rod. Due to the elbows and flanges. I won t need to cut the pipe so i will be using the whole 10 foot span. Making the pipe curtain rods. A rule of thumb.
Did you need to put brackets up halfway down to support the rod or are they strong. They will stare at you like a crazed person when you tell them that you want to use plumbing pipes to make a curtain rod. Click the video above to see the tool in action. You can make galvanized curtain rods with plumbing products with guidance from the producst here.
You need to find your curtain rod ends now. Here are the ones that i picked out. By john on march 9 2019 march 10 2019 in plumbing pipe furniture tagged plumbing pipe furniture. I spun the cutter about 2 3 times.
Measure in between those two spots and that s how long your rod should be. Pipe the overall width was about 65 in. We my darling and handy husband and i fully assembled the curtain rod and measured it. I let my pipe curtain rod pieces dry about an hour before moving on ahead to the actual installation.
Oct 25 at 3 11 pm. Curtain rods are never ever tough to discover in a big box store. We decided to make our own out of 3 4 black steel pipe which can be found at the hardware. They are typically offered in 10 25 various.
Curtain rod ends. 1 tee 3 4 diameter only needed one for the rod over 48 4 floor flanges 3 4 diameter. 2 10 long 3 4 diameter pvc pipe i also did the window in my son s bedroom so needed the second pipe 4 90 degree pvc elbows 3 4 diameter. This is a little hand held pipe cutter.
I just went out and bought all the supplies for my picture window in the living room. All you do is slip the pipe inside the opening tighten up the clamp and spin the cutter around the pipe until the blade cuts right through. Galvanized iron tee. Process video of the making of a black pipe curtain rod.
A low cost hand held pipe cutter will do the job easily. From there we made pencil marks on the wall at the overall. For each rod earl cut a 54 inch length of copper pipe plus two shorter 3 inch pieces. Although i bought a 60 in.
5 conduit fittings 3 4 diameter. The flanges should be placed 10 to 12 inches from window frame. There are lots of fun choices. It s super easy to use.
Diy plumbing pipe curtain rod we think the size and shape of plumbing pipes make them a perfect stand in for a curtain rod. Here we show you how to construct both standard and extra long curtain rods throughout your living room using black iron pipe. You are on a mission. Look at that photo.
Standard length drape rods. We needed a very long custom curtain rod 15 feet for our space.