How Furniture Grade PVC Pipe is Made

Posted by Bob Bawden on 11/19/2018 to Technical
This blog post aims to go into more depth about the way that furniture grade pipe is made!

Why Furniture Grade Pipe is Different

Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/29/2018 to Technical
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!

How to Use Self-Tapping Screws

Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/22/2018 to Technical
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!

The Best Way to Get a Roof Angle

Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/15/2018 to Technical
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.

The Best Way to Make Your Structure Sturdy

Posted by Bob Bawden on 10/8/2018 to Technical
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!

Building on the Flat

Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/24/2018 to Technical
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!

The Best Way to Paint Furniture Grade Pipe

Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/10/2018 to Technical
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.

How to Glue Furniture Grade PVC Pipe and Fittings

Posted by Bob Bawden on 9/3/2018 to Technical
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.

The Best Way to Cut Furniture Grade PVC Pipe

Posted by Bob Bawden on 8/20/2018 to Technical

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.