Instructables: exploring - workshop - pipe Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:57:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 The X-Jig
The X-Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Fe Factor Homemade welding X-Jig fabricated from an angle iron. Intended to facilitate the process of joining straight runs of material.
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 PDT
Simple Inside Pipe Clamp
Simple Inside Pipe Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shimonek This Instructable will show you how to make a simple pipe clamp. While working on a Vapor Mod I needed to thread a piece of copper pipe to accept a brass NPT fitting. I needed to be able to clamp the pipe with enough force to be able to cut threads but without damaging the exterior. This is what ...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:15:48 PDT
Galvanized Pipe Bed
Galvanized Pipe Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonFreakish I've been looking for a design i like for a galvanized pipe bed. A major influence for my design comes from willparks on Instructables. If you want to make a very sturdy bed this would be a great start. The great thing about these bed designs are that you can change it to your liking. I hope you ca...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:08:29 PDT
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> chienline If you have several cars, or let's say you are trucks owner who run transportation business, then you have several types of car or truck. Do you plan to buy various size of oil/fuel filter wrench? It will costs you a lot. Why don't we make one for variable size of oil/fuel filter? Materials Needed...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:20:19 PDT
Tube/Pipe Painting Tool
Tube/Pipe Painting Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> good_apollo Painting tubing/pipe is a real pain. Getting all the angles painted during a given coat without "running" it is almost impossible. Whatever project said tubing/pipes are getting installed on would almost certainly impede a complete coverage. Therefore the process is very time consuming and wastef...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:05:28 PDT
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> zymurgeneticist Anyone who attempts to buy bookcases usually encounters the following string of questions, "Why do these cost so much money?", "Why are they all ugly?", "Who ever thought laminated plywood looked good?", and "What are these archaic things you call books?".It took over a year of looking at bookcases ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:05:42 PDT
Salvage carboard pipe shelf
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
Hookah - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nailujlam This is a tutorial to do a hookah, you can smoke tobacco or what you want to. What we need - A glass bottle - Conical nut •3/8 - Plastic hose •3 foot (we are going to look the smaller , we need to make sure to make the tightest space between the hose and the nut- Insulating tape- Coaxial conector...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:15:10 PST
Wood Wall
Wood Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee This project was big and fun. The idea was to take a dull space in a long hallway and make it feel like it's own. The main feature is the wood wall, which can go into any setting. The basic structure of this wall can be done anywhere, not just a commercial building. I did something similar in my liv...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:13:01 PST
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASwacker This is a relatively simple and quick project to do. It took me less than a day (minus drying time of the top coat, but more on that soon) and I couldn't be more thrilled with it. All in all, expect to pay some good money for the pipes – mine cost around $150 total. I added a couple of extra steps t...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:13:02 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Aviator Inspired Desk
Aviator Inspired Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> h0kie9 I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009 with a Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering. I love airplanes and stumbled across Restoration Hardware's Aviator collection. I bought a couple pieces on sale, including a desk chair. The matching Aviator desk is crazy expensive and also looked more Star Trek tha...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:25:22 PST
PVC pipe marshmallow gun
PVC pipe marshmallow gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcfunworld this is a fun marshmallow gun that shoots mini marshmallows just make this with 1/2 inch PVC pipe end of barrel is about 7", both handles 5", the mouth peace is about 4" AND GLUE EVERYTHING SHOOT IT got this BIG bag of mini marshmallows at Walmart for 96¢
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:57:31 PST
Emergency Ductwork Crimper
Emergency Ductwork Crimper - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeachsideHank If you're working on HVAC or dust collector piping and you need to convert a female end to a male fitting, the traditional solution is to stop what you're doing, run out to the home center and buy a crimper made for the purpose, and watch your $30 investment sit in a drawer the rest of your life. So...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:58:45 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a fun little project to build out of scrap pipe and an old mason jar. Another option is to buy the parts from the hardware store which should run around $50.This lamp was built from purchased ½” pipe and fittings. The fittings are generally bagged. The pipe comes with labels glued to the...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
Steampunk - pipe lamps
Steampunk - pipe lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> oldship Just a few lamps i made from some plumbing materials. Materials needed : glue, some spray paint and the parts on the photo's.the glas is optionel, just use your own find.... The wires on the glas On the glas vase i made some wire just decoration, its up to you if you want the rings on...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:52:52 PST
Copper pipe candelabra
Copper pipe candelabra - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Copper pipe candelabras not only look great, but also make a great gift to make this holiday season. Flex your maker muscles and put together your own version easily, and show off your artistic flair, too!You can buy artisanal copper pipe candelabras, but they are way overpriced. Show someone spe...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:23 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeandlauren All the cool kids are drinking Moscow Mules. Traditionally, they're served in copper cups, but those can get pricey. We can make our own copper cups with nothing more than 3/4" copper pipe that you can find in any hardware store, or even scrap yard. Tools and Materials This project is pretty ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
DIY waterproof flashlight
DIY waterproof flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkarvonen The cheapest 100% water/dust-proof flashlight. Made entirely out of household objects.In this tutorial i will show how to make one.The flashlight will use the simplest electronics available. So basically it is simple enough to be a survival lamp also.The basic idea for this was that it has to be wat...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:43:45 PST
Cut and Thread Steel Pipe
Cut and Thread Steel Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> MetalworkingMaster123 Threading and cutting steel pipe is easy. You must know how for any gas, air or steam pipe work. Materials and Tools Materials:Steel PipeThreading oilPipe DopeSteel FittingsTools:Pipe threading kitSawzall Metal cutting bladePipe wrenchReally strong arms, preferably tatted up. Cutting Cut the p...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:50:40 PST
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I've seen many great Instructables on making a pipe lamp and I thought I'd make one of my own. I also googled 'pipe lamp' just to see what was out there on Google Images for a little inspiration. I liked the idea of making a pipe lamp because even though there are a ton of others out there, they're ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:48:07 PST
60-Second Soft Jaws for Clamping Pipe
60-Second Soft Jaws for Clamping Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> glassgiant I recently found myself needing to file a slot in a copper pipe for a sonic screwdriver (that'll be another Instructable). If you ever have to hold copper, aluminum, or other soft pipe as you work with it, you need to be careful not to squish it. These take only a minute to make, plus overnight fo...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:36:56 PDT
Handmade Tobacco Pipe
Handmade Tobacco Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> jcarr92 This instructable is a guide to creating you're own tobacco pipe. Remember there are many designs and ways of doing so therefore I would recommend to use whatever tools you're comfortable with. This pipe is to be used for tobacco only. Tools Again there are many tools you can use so use what's e...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:12:14 PDT
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> hegure_ryu This last summer I was contacted my father who needed to layout the pattern for a saddle cut for an irrigation system he was installing. A saddle cut is a way of cutting one pipe to match the outside curved surface of another pipe. The resulting pattern will look like the profile of a saddle, a cu...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:07:19 PDT
PVC Pipe Table
PVC Pipe Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Team7 The PVC Pipe Table is a simple solution to everyday counter space needs. It can be built by almost anyone with a little bit of handiwork. In building my table I had access to laser cutting equipment as well as power tools. While very helpful, they are not necessary to your own build. In this ins...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:40:25 PDT
Lug Nut Wrench Extension
Lug Nut Wrench Extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman IntroductionDuring the months of July and August I have needed or used a Lug Nut Wrench Extension 4 times. More times than I have needed one over the last 10 years. A Lug Nut Wrench Extension is a pipe or another wrench that fits over the lug nut wrench to extend the handle so that you will need ...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:30:08 PDT
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> n1cod3mus Building a Propane burner for a forge or furnace.I wanted to revisit my aluminum foundry, previously I had it running on charcoal which turned out to be messy and expensive and in the UK its hard to get charcoal in the winter. I decided I needed to build a propane burner as propane is available all ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 PDT
Solar Pool Heater
Solar Pool Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> MartinMakes We got a small above ground pool for the kid's and so naturally Dad decided to find a way to heat it. Solar was the first step and a wood burning heater, the second step. Following is how I built the Solar Pool Heater.The Solar Heater works by letting the water in the black pipe heat in the sun for ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:13:27 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Desk Clamp Lamp
Desk Clamp Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Inspired by the shape of the classic articulated desk lamp and also a host of stylish galvanized pipe lamps, I arrived at the Desk Clamp Lamp. This is a simple, robust and reasonably cheap desk lamp that can be built entirely with parts readily available at your local Home Depot. The other nice thin...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:40:41 PDT
Homemade pipe
Homemade pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> luka512 I started with a paper template. The size of the pipe is completely up to you, I decided on a small pocket pipe that is 12 cm long and 5 cm wide. The thickness of the wood should be 2 cm. The wood I chose some scrap oak flooring which was just laying around my workshop. I recommend you use oak or...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:32:52 PDT
Bubbling Pipe Lamp
Bubbling Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver In this Instructable you'll learn how to build a Bubbling Pipe Lamp. This lamp has a really great industrial/ mad scientist aesthetic and makes for a cool addition to any room and is an excellent conversation piece that is sure to intrigue your friends and family. The Bubbling Pipe Lamp is a simpl...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:01:30 PDT
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch.
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> geckomage First off i will say this. My purpose for this instructable is to show resourceful, patient people how to cheaply, and effectively solve the problem of having nothing to smoke out of with a bit of creativity and elegance. You all know the drill, i am not responsible for what you choose to do with th...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:53:47 PDT
Brass Industrial Lamp
Brass Industrial Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos In this instructable we will go through the process of creating a pretty cool industrial/steampunk lamp that is controlled by a valve dimmer switch. The cool thing about this project is that while the core build is fairly well essential the actual lamp body is very customizable so you can add your...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
Dwarven pipe
Dwarven pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eldalote Hi!Today I'm gonna show you, how to make a dwarven smoke pipe. I made it as a decoration for my dwarven costume. And in spite of I'm not a smoker, I would totaly smoke it! :D Materials and tools To make this cool smoke pipe you will need:sawpiece of woodsome stick (I used dried twig from willow)k...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 06:15:59 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Tobacco pipe making
Tobacco pipe making - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarsM Hey! First of all I wanted to say, that I'm from Latvia, so I'm sorry for my english. This is a quite detailed, step-by-step instructable about pipe making. I am not a professional, I just wanted to try my skills. First step is to choose the wood for your pipe. In my case the most suitable w...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
Pipe table lamp with cement base
Pipe table lamp with cement base - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshme Based on a few other designs I've seen, I made this table lamp out of galvanized pipe, with a cement base and an embedded switch. The shade is also homemade from a couple of wooden embroidery hoops and some watercolor paper. The project consists of 4 parts: Wire the switch Cast the ceme...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:41 PDT
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> CWKr I'm building a vacuum kiln to dry out wood quickly.  I 'm going to use a 12" diameter piece of schedule 40 pipe as a vacuum chamber. This pipe is really big and difficult to work with. I needed to drill about 9 holes into the pipe and then seal them so that the pipe maintains a vacuum.  I decided ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:08:31 PDT
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets)
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> willparks Pipe bed frames are economical, modular designer DIY bed frames. Here I describe a mechanically robust yet elegant design which uses 3/4" black pipe nipple, plus wood slats. The design here fits a queen size 6'6" mattress and a 6'1/2" gent who can easily mount the bed without descending or climbing ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:48:15 PDT
Burl Tobacco Pipe
Burl Tobacco Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> bosc85 Easy to make one of a kind tobacco pipe. Items needed: Small burl Thumb gouge Pipe step (I turn my own) Drill and bit Drill bit Index sizer Sander (optional) Food grade polish Hollow Using your gouge dig out the softer center of the burl to the depth desired. )I have cheated and drilled a pilot ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:39:09 PST
Divide pipe by thirds without measuring cpurola I'm hopeless at measuring, so this worked for me. 3 by 5 card Masking tape Pencil Marker
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:22:25 PST
How To Make The Letters N and A Out Of PVC Pipe
How To Make The Letters N and A Out Of PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> johannaxx23 In this instuctable, you will learn how to make the letters N and A out of 1/2 inch PVC Pipe and Fittings.  Letter N Materials: -Two 90 Degree Elbows -Two 45 Degree Elbows -Two 1 Inch PVC Pipes -Two 5 Inch PVC Pipes -One 6 Inch PVC Pipe Building the Elbows Using the 1 Inch PVC Pipe, connect on...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:13:19 PST
How To Make A Letter U out of PVC pipe
How To Make A Letter U out of PVC pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> EmmaVaritimos Do you need a letter U? Well know you can build your own with this easy step by step inscrutable. Materials PVC pipe cutter Sharpie ruler 18" of PVC Pipe 4X 45 degree elbows. The Lines Mark on the 18" Pipe 2" then 2" then 4" then 5", then 5" with sharpie using a ruler. Cut The PVC Pipe Us...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 05:43:54 PST
PVC Chair
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> kgoldberg2014 This instructable will teach you how to make an chair out of PVC pipe!  Gather Materials Materials: 2 elbow connectors 18 t-bar connectors 2 5-way connectors 6 4-Way connectors 6 3-way connectors ruler/measuring stick pcv cuter sharpie hot-glue gun pvc pipe bender pillow-cushion 519 inches of 1-i...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:36:10 PST
How to Make a Wooden Smoking Pipe
How to Make a Wooden Smoking Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> HPandLOTR The smoking pipe has been around for ages. It is a very popular item and comes in many different styles from "The Gambler" to "The Churchwarden". I made a pipe just for the fun of another DIY out in the workshop. But, I do not smoke. There are plenty of ways to make a pipe. You could turn one on the...

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 15:33:11 PST
Gandalf's Pipe!
Gandalf's Pipe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> bcelik1 Gandalf's Pipe If you have some spare pipeweed and some tools lying around, make this easy churchwarden pipe and fashion it like a man from the middle earth. You may sew yourself a cape or a robe too to give the full nerd effect. Batteries not included. Materials: Fire resistant and nontoxic ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 18:36:27 PST
Hydroponics with Reclaimed Materials
Hydroponics with Reclaimed Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> pumpkinhead24 Hello there! I'm making this instructable for the "Hydroponics and Indoor Growing" contest. The following is background for how I started this project. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hydroponics is something...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 10:12:55 PST
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonasCole I know PVC pipe isn't cheap but there's usually off cuts in bins around construction sites.I made these because I needed tall pots to accommodate for long taproots such as the ones on date palms, and take up a lot less space than big fat pots. the cool thing about this idea is you can make any lengt...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:51:53 PST