By James Angus
NOT A PIPE DREAM
Want so as to add an city stylish twist for your domestic decor? simply head all the way down to your neighborhood ironmongery shop for a few pipe, then do the joys initiatives during this ebook. choked with easy-to-follow tutorials and four hundred step by step colour pictures, this beneficial DIY advisor teaches you ways to rework plumbing furnishings into every kind of cool family furniture, including:
Author James Angus explains every thing you want to understand, from deciding on the fittings and utilizing the appropriate instruments to gaining knowledge of the artwork of meeting and including dressmaker touches for a comprehensive glance.
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There isn’t enough power running through a lamp to hurt anyone anyway. It’s more of an irritating tickle. Trust me, I’ve felt it. 33. Push the connected wires into the T fitting. Slide the compression adapter up the fabric cord and screw it into the open hole of the T fitting. 34. Attach the elbow on the top part of the lamp to the 3-foot pipe as tightly as you can. 35. Use a screwdriver to attach the lamp cage to the lamp socket. 36. Insert an Edison-style lightbulb into the socket and close the cage.
Use a cordless drill fitted with the 15/16-inch paddle bit to drill out holes for the pipes. Be sure to push straight down. 7. Your holes should be just about an inch deep. If they aren’t deep enough, the pipes won’t be strong enough to support your heavy tools. 8. Use a rubber mallet to pound the pipes into the holes. Be sure to keep them as straight as possible. 9. Of course it completely depends on the size of the tools you intend to hang, but the pipes should be mounted just about 2 inches apart.
Cedar is so soft that the pipes will leave a perfect impression, showing exactly where to drill your holes. 5. Choose a paddle bit that is the same size as your pipe. For ¾-inch pipe, a 15/16-inch paddle bit works perfectly. Remember that ¾-inch refers to the inside diameter of the pipe. 6. Use a cordless drill fitted with the 15/16-inch paddle bit to drill out holes for the pipes. Be sure to push straight down. 7. Your holes should be just about an inch deep. If they aren’t deep enough, the pipes won’t be strong enough to support your heavy tools.
DIY industrial pipe furniture & decor: creative projects for every room of your home by James Angus