You might not think so, but PVC pipe is a great material to create furniture and amenities around the house.
There are some really incredible ways to utilize the pipes to make your day-to-day life much easier, all while saving some money along the way.
Here Are 40+ Ingenious And Nifty Ways To Use PVC Pipe:
1) Floating Shelves
You can also use PVC pipes to create floating shelves. Use large PVC pipe, slice it and use brackets to affix them to the wall.
2) Use PVC To Grow A Mini-Farm
There are a lot of ideas on this site about farming/hydroponics and utilizing PVC to get it done that are all great, including a wall of succulents and tubes to grow strawberries! Fab Art DIY has a whole list of great ways to utilize minimum space to create a fruitful garden! Check it out here.
3) Free-Standing Hammock
There is nothing better than a hammock nap… nothing. You don’t even need trees to make this one. Get the instructions here.
4) Bracelet Stand Organizer
Are you a bracelet hoarder? Make yourself a bracelet stand to organize them all. You can find the instructions here.
5) Chalkboard Wine Rack
This chalkboard rack is constructed from stacked PVC pipe that is sandwiched between two large pieces of wood painted with chalkboard paint.
6) Paint Organizing Rack
Keep all your paints organized in one place by creating a rack. Slice pieces of small PVC pipe, paint it, then glue or screw them together.
7) Wrapping Paper Caddy
You can store your wrapping paper neatly with some PVC pipe. Create a caddy for it or screw some PVC pieces to a wall and slide your rolls in.
8) DIY Phone/Tablet Stand
This is absolutely perfect for anyone who hates tilting their head down to stare at screens throughout the day. Plus, these are stylish and perfect for the minimalist in your home! Check out the full details here.
9) Toolshed Storage
The toolshed can be a messy place but it turns out that with a little PVC pipe this can be easily resolved! This one is perfect for anyone with a lot of tools that need a little reorganizing. Check it out here.
10) Industrial Lamp
Inspired by Ikea, this one is a cheaper method to getting an industrial style lamp in your home. With a little pipe and concrete, this is perfect for anyone looking to have a new desk lamp in their home. Directions for the lamp can be found here.
11) Cheap Luxury Shower System
If the average shower is beneath you, this is a great way to make a luxury shower for about 60 dollars. Check out how to make this strange concoction here.
12) Ball Pit
Ball pits are so damn fun. And when they are this easy to make, who needs to have kids to have them in their home! Learn how to make one here.
13) Hoverboard Cart
This will make the perfect Christmas gift for your kids. Get the instructions here.
14) Lemonade Stand
This is another DIY project you can pass off as a gift for a child in your life. Why spend the money when they’ll go crazy over this! Learn how here.
15) Clothing Organizer
Use PVC pipes to organize your drawers. Select PVC pipe that has thinner walls so they’re easier to cut. Measure the height of your drawers and cut slices of pipe to fit your drawers.
16) Bird Bath
All you have to do is glue a piece of PVC pipe to a plate and fill it with dollar store stones to create this adorable bird bath.
17) Bed Canopy
Create your fantasy canopy bed inexpensively with PVC pipe. This was made for under $30. You’d pay triple that at the very least if you bought it at the store. Learn how to make it here.
18) Kitchen Tool Organizer
This project uses smaller pieces of PVC pipe. Cut up some pieces of PVC pipe and use velcro to adhere it to the inside of your cabinets for convenience.
19) Fancy Mirror
This gorgeous mirror was crafted from PVC pipe. The pipe was sliced, painted, and glued to mirrors.
20) Desktop Shelf
Do you need a shelf that’s perfectly customized for your desk? Make once yourself from PVC pipe. Learn how to make it here.
21) Clothing Rack
Unless you have a large walk-in closest, there’s not a lot of space available for clothes in the average home. Luckily, with a little bit of PVC pipe, you can create a minimalistic addition that’ll make your room look chic while providing space. The website this was created on is based in Finland, so it’s a little hard to decipher, but with a little Google Translate, this can be yours. Read the directions here.
22) Bike Rack
If you have a lot of children that need a place to put their bikes, consider this bike rack. Cheap, durable, and surprisingly strong, this one has got everything you need to organize your garage space. Directions can be found here.
23) Tool Gun Storage
You can hang your tool guns with some PVC pipe. Just cut a piece out to fit the handle and screw it to a shelf.
24) Projected Raised Garden Bed
Prevent pests from getting at your vegetable and herbs by creating this covered raised garden bed with PVC pipe. Get the instructions here.
25) Children’s Playhouse
Some people spend hundreds of dollars on a playhouse for their kids who will ultimately destroy it. Might as well make one yourself for well under $50. Learn how here.
26) Desktop Organizer
Use PVC to make a customize desk organizer. You’ll find a tutorial here.
27) Hair Dryer Caddy
Keep your hair dryer nice and neat in your bathroom by making a hair dryer caddy. You can learn how to make one from PVC pipe here.
28) Shoe Rack
Create a perfect shoe organizer from PVC pipe. Use large pieces of PVC pipe cuts and screw them together.
29) Small Hand Tool Storage
Cut smaller pieces of PVC pipe on an angle and screw them to a wall. You can keep things like screwdrivers, hammers, and other small tools inside of them. You can find a tutorial here.
30) Ribbon Holder Wall
Use some PVC pipe to create a convenient holder for your ribbons. It will make it a lot easier to use and prevent it from getting tangled. Learn how to make one here.
31) Curtain Rod
Curtain rods are surprisingly expensive, and if you’re looking for an alternative, PVC pipe might just be the way for you. There aren’t specific directions for this, but check out how 7 Layer Studio made it work for their own home here.
32) Coffee Table
This one is definitely a little bit more complex than some of the others on the list, but it’s absolutely perfect for those looking to add an industrial vibe to their living space. With beautifully stained wood and perfectly matched in color and style with the PVC pipe, no one will know how cheap this was to put together. The full instructions can be found here.
33) Wine Rack
A favorite in the DIY world, it seems that everyone is building their own wine rack these days. This one was crafted by Martha Stewart and her incredible DIY team. Again, this is a little complex, but with a hacksaw and some acetone, this could be in your home! Check out the full directions here.
If you’re in need of a bookshelf, this one is just for you! Simple and adaptable, this is an easy way to make the bookshelf of your dream with ease. Find out how here.
35) Kids Table
Kids furniture can seem trivial at times. They grow so fast and soon enough, they’ll be grown out of all of their expensive items. Instead, it might make more sense to make a kids table out of some PVC pipe. Simple and easy, this one is guaranteed to be a favorite for parents out there looking to save some money while still keeping their children’s room in style. Check it out here.
36) Curling Iron Caddy
Keep your curling iron easily accessible and out of sight by screwing small PVC pieces to the inside of your bathroom cabinet. This will prevent the cord from getting tangled too.
37) Tape Dispenser
Want your tape to be easily accessible while your working on a project? Make this cute tape caddy. Learn how here.
38) Industrial PVC Pencil Case
Use PVC pipe to make a cool pencil case. Paint it some funky colors and pop your pens and pencils inside. Get the details on this project here.
39) Succulent Table Planters
Use PVC pieces to make these awesome succulent planters. All they needs is a coat of paint. Get the instructions here.
40) Laundry Sorter
Make laundry easier on yourself. Make this laundry sorter to get the job done. Get the details on how to build one here.
41) Pegboard Cubbies
Need some cubby storage for your pegboard? Use PVC pipe and place it over your pegboard hooks. Get details on this project here.
42) Dremel Drill Press
You don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy drill equipment. You can make a dremel drill press with some PVC pipe. Learn how here.
43) Strong Baby Gate
You can make a customized baby gate from PVC pipe. It will be nice and strong and you can make one for less than half the price that you would buy it in the store. You’ll find a tutorial here.
44) Backyard Dunk Tank
Everyone will want to hang out at your house if you have a cool dunk tank. Find the instructions for making one here.
45) Self-Watering Vegetable Growing Table
Make growing delicious vegetables easy with a self-watering vegetable table. You can find the full instructions here.
46) Misting Stick
No pool? No problem! Make this sweet misting stick to help you cool off with some PVC pipe. You’ll find a tutorial for making one here.
47) Bubbling Pipe Lamp
Why have a boring lamp when you can have a cool one? Learn how to make this funky bubbling one here.
48) Large Computer Table
Make a large computer table from PVC pipe and a piece of wood. You can customize it to perfectly fit your space. Get the full instructions here.
49) Portable Vertical Garden
Create a garden anywhere in your home with a portable vertical garden. Just follow the steps here and give it a nice coat of paint.
50) iPad Holder
Just because you’re camping in the backyard doesn’t mean you can’t watch a good movie. Just create an iPad holder/mount from PVC pipe. Learn how to make one here.
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