PVC elbow- 2(2.5in.)
PVC pipe- 2 (7.5in. long, diameter: 0.731 in.)
PVC pipe- 4 (3in. long, diameter: 0.731 in.) to be used as legs
PVC T- Joints- 2(1.75in. x 2.5in.)
One piece of wood (11in. x 5.5in. x 1.50)
0.75 speedbor drill bit
This spool organizer is practical and can be stored in a relatively small locker or cabinet.
Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
Step 1: Step 1
Insert both T- joints onto one of the 8in. piece of PVC pipe.
Step 2: Step 2
Insert one 3in. PVC pipe into each one of the openings in the T- joints
Step 3: Step 3
Insert a PVC elbow on to one the 3in. PVC pipes
Step 4: Step 4
Attach the last 8in. PVC pipe to the newly added PVC elbow
Step 5: Step 5
Connect the remaining elbow to the other end of the 8in. PVC pipe, then connect that elbow to the adjacent 3in. PVC pipe.
Step 6: Step 6
Make the bases:
A. Place the wood down so that when looking at it from up above it looks like a 10in. x 5.5in. rectangle
B. Place the structure built in steps 1-5 on the piece of wood, standing on its legs
C. Mark the spots where the legs are
D. Drill a hole that is 0.75in. wide and 0.75in. deep where each mark is
E. (Optional) To round the edges of the the wood, use a saw to cut the corners off, then sand the edges to make them rounder and smoother.
Step 7: Step 7
Place the legs into the holes
Step 8: Step 8
Place The Spools On:
A. Take an elbow off of the longer (8in.) piece of PVC
B. place the spools on the longer (8in.) piece of PVC
C. Replace the elbow back on the longer (8in.) PVC