Would you like to do something a little different this Christmas? Tired of using the same tree every year? Why not visit our site and collect the pipe and fittings you want and need to make your own Christmas tree? Read this post to find out more!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 12/3/2018
This blog post aims to go into more depth about the way that furniture grade pipe is made!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 11/19/2018
Snap clamps are brilliant fittings for use in your furniture grade DIY! Whether you are a photographer or a parent making a blanket fort for your kids, this blog post is for you!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 11/12/2018
Posted by Bob Bawden on 11/5/2018
Sometimes all your furniture grade structure needs is a door or lid to make it absolutely perfect - but how can you make a hinge to allow for them? Read this blog post to find out the best way!
If you have missed information explaining the difference between furniture grade PVC pipe and fittings and normal PVC pipe and fittings, read this blog post to find out!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/29/2018
We have explained different methods already of securing your furniture grade PVC structure, but we haven't gone into detail on self-tapping screws. If you are making a larger, more complex structure and you don't want a permanent solution like glue for securing your structure, then read this blog post!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/22/2018
Often people are using furniture grade pipe and fittings to make structures for their children or pets, and the structure they are making needs to have a roof. Today we are going to discuss the best way to get a roof angle on your furniture grade structure.
Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/15/2018
We have shown you how to cut your pipe, paint your pipe, use your pipe to make a structure, glue your pipe together, and more. Today, we are going to show you the best ways to make your structure sturdy!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/8/2018
The first thing you need to do before you become skilled in furniture grade PVC DIY is make sure you know how to make structures using the pipe and fittings of this range. Today, we are keeping it simple by going through how to make a structure, but it is a vital lesson you need to learn before you move forward to more complicated things!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/5/2018
Have you ever built a frame or a structure and found at the end that it has bent and warped instead of retaining the flat, even look that it had when you started? You need to learn about building on the flat!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/24/2018
In order to make your design as creative as possible, we supply our furniture grade range of PVC pipe and fittings in multiple colours - and even more are available to special order!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/17/2018
People often ask us how to paint their furniture grade PVC pipe and what paint they can use. The answer is you can use any kind of paint, like spray paints from automotive retailers or DIY retailers, but you need to make sure you give the pipe the right treatment or the paint will not be durable.
Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/10/2018
If you want to attach your pipe and fittings together and you are confident you won't ever need to detach them again, the best way to achieve that permanent joint is to use glue. To clarify, this blog post aims to advise you on gluing furniture/display grade PVC pipe and fittings together, NOT normal PVC pipe and fittings.
Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/3/2018
Posted by Bob Bawden on 8/28/2018
If you are worried that your structure is too big to support itself and might end up moving or bending, you have a few options to prevent that - one of which is using plastic rivets. While gluing is another solid solution, the plastic rivets allow for the stabilising of a structure as well as the possibility of disassembling the structure in the future.
Posted by Bob Bawden on 8/20/2018
If you are new to constructing designs using furniture grade PVC pipe, there are a few things you need to know before you get started. One of these is the best way to cut your furniture grade pipe, to ensure you get that nice, tidy finish that will make your design all the more attractive.
With furniture grade PVC pipe and fittings, the list of things you can make is huge! The first design we'll look at is a stand for your laptop - for people who don't like to be hunched over their laptop on a desk, or who prefer to have a mouse and keyboard separate from the laptop. All you need is 1m of 3/4" pipe, six 90-degree elbows, and something to cut your pipe with!
Posted by Bob Bawden on 8/15/2018
Welcome to our online store! Our team is proud to announce that we're now open for business, and we look forward to serving you all in the future. If you have any questions about this store or the products found within, please don't hesitate to contact us any time.
Our website has been carefully designed to provide you with an amazingly flexible online shopping experience, and its ease of navigation is something we think you'll grow to depend on and appreciate. Feel free to browse our entire product catalog, and let us know if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the items housed within. Our team is always ready and willing to assist our customers, and we are happy for your visit.
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