Next time you are at Home Depot, grab some copper pipe and make this awesome storage idea for your kitchen...
Each month, there is a great group of DIY idea bloggers who together to share their amazing creations that feature products from Home Depot. A few months ago, they completed a project using copper pipe, and from that diy idea, the inspiration for this copper wine rack was born. And the best part is that you can get all of the tools and materials you need for the diy idea from home depot. For the project to do you will need to start by measuring everything to make sure that the do it yourself home project can properly hang from your cupboards. The result is quite nice, and you will feel proud of yourself for accomplishing it. For the full step by step tutorial, you will want to take a look on the do it yourself site.
Copper is main material that you will need for this DIY idea for a copper wine rack. For the DIY idea, you will need copper elbows, copper tees, copper clamps and copper pipe. Copper is one of the few metals that naturally occurs in nature. Copper is a directly usable metallic form as opposed to needing extraction from ore. This led to very early human of the metal from as early as 8000 BC. Copper was the first metal to be smelted from its ore, around 5000 BC, and the first metal to be cast into a shape in a mold, circa 4000 BC. In the Roman era, copper was mined on Cyprus principally, and thus the origin of the name of the metal, from aes сyprium which means metal of Cyprus. Copper is used in buildings, usually for the roofing, and when used for roofing the copper oxidizes to form a green verdigris or patina. Copper is sometimes also used in the decorative art, both for its elemental metal form and for compounds as pigments. Copper tubing and piping is most often used for the supply of hot and cold tap water, and as a refrigerant line in HVAC systems. There are two basic types of copper tubing or piping, soft copper and rigid copper. Copper tubing is joined using flare connection, compression connection, or solder.
This DIY idea for a copper wine rack is sure to get you thinking about what other do it yourself home projects you can make using the popular copper piping. For starters, you could try your hand at making a minimalist laptop table. The cost of a DIY idea like this is about $50 and will need similar materials such as copper pipe, copper elbows, liquid nails, piece of wood, stain, clamp, tube cutter. This DIY idea should take you about an hour, and it's super easy to do. You'll want to measure the copper pipes, attach and glue the copper elbows on, then glue on the wood base using the liquid nails. Now you can sit back, relax, and email your friends the details. For this DIY idea, you will need copper angle elbows, tube straps, copper tee, wood, Gorilla glue, and a tube cutter. This is an excellent diy idea if you are looking to make a custom coffee table for the same price as IKEA table, but something that no one else has. You'll want to make sure and measure everything twice and cut once especially on this copper table because no one wants a wobble.
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