Tips For Making A DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit

Tips For Making A DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit

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photo credit: diyshowoff

The key to success in your own DIY industrial shelving project is to select a style that complements your existing or planned design scheme, your budget, and your current carpentry and assembly skills. You’ll love this easy industrial shelving project, it makes a very sturdy shelf unit! Check out your materials list below:

Materials for a pipe shelving unit measuring 72 inches wide x approx. 102.5 inches tall x 20 inches deep. 

  • (5) 1 x 20 x 72 inch stain grade pine planks
  • Rust-Oleum Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint
  • Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain (I purchased 1 qt.) (color is Kona)
  • Rust-Oleum Ultimate Polyurethane (matte finish)
  • (6) flanges (be sure to get the correct fitting size for 1/2 pipe)
  • (18) 90 degree elbows (be sure to get the correct fitting size for 1/2 pipe)
  • (15) 3-way tees (be sure to get the correct fitting size for 1/2 pipe)
  • (3) 24″ pipes 
  • (3) 17″ pipes (custom cut/thread)
  • (15) 16″ pipes (custom cut/thread)
  • (9) 15″ pipes (custom cut/thread)
  • (6) 12″ pipes
  • screws and walls anchors
  • 7/8″ hole saw bit (perfect circle cut for 15 holes)

Roeshel over at diyshowoff.com explains a great full tutorial for you to follow. Check it out via the link below! Make sure you stop by and check out her other projects too! Enjoy!

Tips For Making A DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit

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