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What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.

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Drill Dock

Keep your drill(s) and accessories organized and close at hand to make your DIY projects run smoothly. By investing just two hours, you can build this wall-mounted drill dock to house everything you need. There''s our guide to five must-have attachments.

The instructions for this drill dock include advice on how to customize the dock to fit your drill and you can even add a power strip to the bottom shelf to keep everything charged and ready to go. In addition to basic tools, you''{"":"","":""}''d be amazed how easy it is to move heavy, awkward objects with three pieces of PVC pipe. Move playhouses, yard sheds, empty hot tubs and rocks weighing well over a ton with this trick. Use 4-in.-diameter '' PVC, which is available from home centers. Here''ll need a helper to shift pipes while you stabilize the load. Don''{"":[[0]],"":[[0]],"":[[0]],"":[[300,250]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":[[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[320,50],[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[728,90],[640,360],[3,3],[300,250]],"":[[970,250],[970,90],[728,90],[3,3],[300,250]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''ll come in handy around your home and workshop:

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PVC Knife Holders

Carrying kitchen knives safely for picnics and camping trips is challenging. So one reader made knife containers out of 2 pvc pipes and caps. He glued the cap on one end and marked the unglued cap with an '' That way he always knows which end to open. We think this is one of the most brilliant camping storage ideas ever!

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Trying to wrestle a heavy, floppy mattress anywhere is tough. Many mattresses have handles, but they''re actually made to help you position the mattress, so they''s an easier way to carry a mattress: Make a simple rope sling that will give you and your helper a lot more control. Thread the rope through the mattress handles. Slip a 5-in. piece of 1-in. PVC pipe over the rope ends and then loop and tie each end to create a comfortable sling grip. 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To create belt slots, drill 1/4-in. holes in two lines and clean out the waste between the holes with a rattail file. That''ve got all that done, get to work trying out the hammer hacks no one ever thought to tell you.

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Get a Grip

Get a better grip on your straight-handled shovel by epoxying a 1-in. PVC tee to the end. Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

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Oil Recovery System

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If you''ll like this PVC hack. This oil recovery system is made up of 1-in. PVC pipe and assorted 1-in. PVC fittings. Cut 1-in. PVC pipe into 3-in. and 6-in. lengths and glue everything together with PVC cement as shown. Build the oil recovery system as large as needed. Use pipe straps to mount it to the wall, placing it high enough off the floor so a gallon jug with a funnel can slide underneath to catch the last of the oil. Ever been too embarrassed to ask what motor oil actually does? Go ahead and quietly find the answer here with no one around. 

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PVC Sanding Files

Stick sandpaper to cutoff pieces of PVC water pipe with spray-on adhesive and you''s an index for the outside diameter of useful pipe sizes.
  • 1/2-in. i.d. = 7/8-in. o.d.
  • 3/4-in. i.d. = 1-in. o.d.
  • 1-in. i.d. = 1-1/4-in. o.d.
  • 1-1/4-in. i.d. = 1-5/8-in. o.d.
  • 1-1/2-in. i.d. = 1-7/8-in. o.d.
To apply sandpaper to the pipe, spray both the paper and the pipe with a generous layer of adhesive. Let both surfaces dry several minutes before joining them. Use two grits on each pipe—80-grit for sculpting a precise radius, and 100- or 120-grit for finish sanding. When the sandpaper''{"":[[300,1050],[300,600],[300,250],[160,600]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":[[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[320,50],[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[728,90],[640,360],[3,3],[300,250]],"":[[970,250],[970,90],[728,90],[3,3],[300,250]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''t tell you.

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PVC Curling Iron Holsters

Hate the messy look of curling irons lying on the vanity or the toilet tank? Here''wye''s smooth surface makes for easy loading and unloading.

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Pegboard Cubbyholes

Here''{"":"","":""}''s a terrific way to keep rolls of wrapping paper and ribbon handy, dust-free and unwrinkled. Simply glue a bunch of 30-in.-long pieces of 3-in. PVC waste pipe with all-purpose PVC glue. The rack can sit right on your worktable and you can store it underneath or in a closet. Learn more about working with PVC plastic pipe here.

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Caulk Tube Nest

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Before I made this caulk nest for my shop, the tubes rolled all over the shelves like slippery logs. To build one, cut 10-in.-long pieces of 2-in. PVC pipe and glue them side to side with PVC cement. To get straight glue lines, use the print along the side of the pipe as a guide. As you glue, hold the pieces together for 60 seconds with hand pressure or a clamp until the glue sets. Be sure to apply the glue only in a well-ventilated area. Glue on one tube at a time to fit the available space. That''{"":[[300,1050],[300,600],[300,250],[160,600]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":[[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[320,50],[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[728,90],[640,360],[3,3],[300,250]],"":[[970,250],[970,90],[728,90],[3,3],[300,250]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''s another vacuum attachment hack. In the plumbing aisle, you''reducer''{"":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''s miter gauge and push stick within easy reach with a couple of sections of 1-1/2-in. PVC pipe bolted or zip-tied to a convenient spot on the frame under the table. Attach the miter gauge holster using the existing frame bolts, or drill holes in the legs for machine screws. For the push stick holster, we drilled a couple of sets of matching holes about an inch apart on the pipe and tautly zip-tied it to the leg. 5 Must-Have Table Saw Accessories for Your Home Workshop

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PVC Dust Catcher

Vacuum dust and chips right at the source! Bolt a 2-in. pot magnet (available at home centers and hardware stores) to a 4-in. x 2-in. PVC pipe reducer and position it near the sander, saw, router or lathe that''press-fits''https://www.familyhandyman.com/workshop/using-a-shop-vacuum-for-dust-collection/''Using a Shop Vacuum for Dust Collection''{"":"","":""}''s true—we love PVC pipe. Or let''s the latest DIY PVC project. Cut 2-in. pieces of 3-in. PVC and saw away a 2-in. section so it looks like Pac Man. (Remember Pac Man?) Drill screw holes and attach the hangers to studs or shop walls. Space pairs for convenient horizontal storage of longer tools such as levels and glue clamps, and use single segments for ropes, electrical cords or anything else that you want securely stored yet easily accessible. Try this tip and you''{"":"","":""}''s center line. This creates the gripping action to firmly hold the heavy iron pipe. Drill and countersink two holes in each PVC piece, then space and screw them along a pair of 2-in.-wide boards. Attach the upper board to your shop wall and snap a pipe clamp in either end to position the lower board for screwing to the wall. Plus: 28 secret clamping tricks from woodworkers.

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Holster your screwdrivers, chisels, files and other hand tools in 3-in.-long pieces of 1/2- and 3/4-in. PVC pipe. Cut away the upper open section with a hacksaw or band saw, drill a hole, screw the piece on a board, and drop in the tools. If you''{"":"","":""}''s actually a great place to store tools that easily get lost—like chisels, files, pencils, scroll saw blades and hobby knives. For the fatter tools, use PVC cement to join short pieces of 1-1/4-in. PVC pipe side to side into a panpipe design, then add pieces of 1/2-in.pipe along the front of the flute for skinnier tools. Build a simple case around the pipes to create a floor and a back for hanging on a shop wall.

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Pipe Clamp Holder

Store bar and pipe clamps right under your workbench where they''{"":[[300,1050],[300,600],[300,250],[160,600]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":[[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[320,50],[300,250],[3,3]],"":[[728,90],[640,360],[3,3],[300,250]],"":[[970,250],[970,90],[728,90],[3,3],[300,250]]}''{"":"","":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''s a quick and easy way to eyeball rain gutters for possible clogs—before the next downpour causes an overflow. Cut a 60-degree angle on the end of a piece of PVC pipe and tape a hand mirror to the angled end. Hoist the mirror above the gutter to spot leaves and mini jams. Gutters: How to Fix Overflowing Gutters

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Dog Beds

This durable, easy-to-clean dog bed is suitable for indoor or outdoor puppy lounging. The manufacturer says this bed, "" Here are 11 awesome DIY cat furniture ideas you can try.

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Bike Rack

Use PVC pipe to build a bike rack. Perfect for a corner of the garage, this DIYer used PVC to make a bike rack that holds five bikes upright. Depending on your bike wheel specifications, you can modify dimensions so they all fit snugly. You can also build a wall-mounted bike rack with storage.

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Fish House

This DIYer used a cut piece of PVC pipe to add to the fish tank. If your fish tank is large enough, try connecting some PVC pipe to make tunnels and "" for your fish. Try using an old coffee pot as a dual-purpose fish tank and planter.

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Hide Cords

Help keep your home office space organized by using PVC pipe to hide cords. Just wrangle all those computer, mouse, monitor and phone cords and hide them in some PVC pipe. You can even use some colorful tape to match your office décor. Try these 10 easy DIYs for a home office.

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Bat and Ball Holder

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for For PVC pipe ideas, this is a home run. With the downloadable plan from The Tinker Shop, and about $15 in materials, you can make this nifty PVC bat and ball holder. Check out more sports equipment storage hacks here.

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Towel Drying Rack

Need a place to dry all of those wet towels, swimming suits and life jackets? This sturdy PVC rack has room for everything and you can place it where you need it—alongside the backyard pool or near your cabin or summer home. Hang clean dry towels on the rack and when everyone jumps out of the pool, all they have to do is grab one!

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Table Saw Fence Sheath

It''s a great shelf for push sticks, wrenches, featherboards and other accessories. Thanks to Martin Kipp for inspiring this tip to add to our list of PVC pipe ideas! Check out some other savvy storage tips around the house and the garage.

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PVC Stain Tube

A common frustration for DIYers is dealing with the irregular shapes of furniture legs and spindles. Avoid the headaches of sanding or staining intricate shapes by using PVC pipe as a dip tube. Just be sure to glue a cap to the bottom end of the tube to avoid leaks! Want to know more about refinishing furniture? Learn all the secrets from a seasoned pro.

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Honey Spinner

This DIYer came up with a clever way to harvest honey from his hives. He created a drill-powered honey spinner with PVC pipe. Learn about the setup here.

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PVC Tower

Try using some PVC pipe to build a flower tower. This planter is used for growing strawberries, but you can also use the holes to plant some flowers to brighten up your backyard. You can see instructions for the project here.

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PVC Drying Rack

This PVC mitten/glove dryer utilizes the heat from the floor vent. The racks are made from a 6-inch piece of PVC, a wire hanger, some electrical tape and glue. For the full instructions, visit revrider.net.

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Drawer Organizers on the Cheap

Slit some up PVC pipe down the middle and the 1 last update 2020/06/01 you''t such a crazy idea.Slit some up PVC pipe down the middle and you''t such a crazy idea.

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Light Shroud Made of PVC

My neighbor had a new septic system installed last year. The lift pump inside the tank has a brilliant red light on the top that lets him know the unit is working. But it was so bright that it was like having a harbor navigation buoy in the yard—it drove me crazy! So I got his permission to build a shroud from 3-in. plastic pipe. I cut out a little slot in the shroud, slipped on a cap and caulked it down over the light. Now he can see the beacon from his kitchen window, but the light doesn’t bother me. — Pete Simpson. Pretty good neighbors but here''t get along.

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Grease Gun Holster

A grease gun is big and, uh, greasy. So don''{"":"","":""}''{"":"","":""}''s a nifty way to cut PVC pipe on the fly. Just make a couple of notches in the top of a 5-gallon bucket. Set the pipe in the notches and you''re dog will love.

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PVC Pipe Blade and Bit Organizer

I always seem to have extra bits, jigsaw blades and other small items lying loose in my toolboxes and bags. To keep things organized, I cut different diameters of PVC pipe to the lengths needed for my accessories. I glue one end cap in place, put my items inside and slide on the other end cap. Use a marker to label each container and you’ll be able to find the 1 last update 2020/06/01 all your bits, blades, screws and whatever when you need them. — Tom Richardson. Have a religious experience in your garage with these 27 life-changing tips for your garage.I always seem to have extra bits, jigsaw blades and other small items lying loose in my toolboxes and bags. To keep things organized, I cut different diameters of PVC pipe to the lengths needed for my accessories. I glue one end cap in place, put my items inside and slide on the other end cap. Use a marker to label each container and you’ll be able to find all your bits, blades, screws and whatever when you need them. — Tom Richardson. Have a religious experience in your garage with these 27 life-changing tips for your garage.

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PVC Plastic Bag Dispenser

After building a PVC fence, I was left with a few extra 2-ft. lengths of fence post. I turned one of them into a home for grocery bags that I reuse. I stuff them into the top and pull them the 1 last update 2020/06/01 out the bottom. If you don’t have any leftover fencing, 3-in.-diameter PVC pipe works well too. Attach it to the door inside a pantry or closet, or to a wall of your workshop or garage. — Dave Mitchell. Get those bags out of the way in the kitchen too, and organize your kitchen.After building a PVC fence, I was left with a few extra 2-ft. lengths of fence post. I turned one of them into a home for grocery bags that I reuse. I stuff them into the top and pull them out the bottom. If you don’t have any leftover fencing, 3-in.-diameter PVC pipe works well too. Attach it to the door inside a pantry or closet, or to a wall of your workshop or garage. — Dave Mitchell. Get those bags out of the way in the kitchen too, and organize your kitchen.

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Perfect-Fit PVC

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for When assembling PVC pipes, you should cut and “dry-fit” everything before cementing the components. If you don’t and the fittings aren’t oriented perfectly during reassembly, the contraption won’t fit and you won’t be able to get the fittings apart to make adjustments. Next time, number and make alignment marks on the pieces so you can join them in exactly their correct positions.

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Sprinkler Socket System

If you use spike-type sprinklers, try setting them into permanent sockets made from 1-in. PVC pipe. Not only will these sockets make moving the sprinklers a snap, but they’ll keep the sprinklers upright and shooting water where you want it. Water you lawn efficiently and save some big bucks with these tips.

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Fastener Trough

Cut a 2-ft. length of 4-in. PVC pipe lengthwise with a scroll saw, creating a trough that’s a little more than half the pipe’s diameter. Glue or screw in 1/2-in. thick wood partitions to create compartments for often-used screw and nail sizes. To make it tip-proof, trace the pipe’s curve on a couple of scrap 2x4 blocks, power-sand or saw out the curve, and screw the pipe on this scrap block base.

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Dowel Quiver

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for Use a saber saw to cut lengthwise notches in a 30-in. long piece of 3- or 4-in. dia. pipe then glue on a PVC end cap. Drill pilot holes in the pipe opposite the notches and screw the quiver to a shop wall. Your notched-out quiver will hold any size dowel— from standard 36-in. lengths for 1 last update 2020/06/01 to stubby leftovers—for instant access. Thanks to George Marchalk for sending this tip down the pipeline.Use a saber saw to cut lengthwise notches in a 30-in. long piece of 3- or 4-in. dia. pipe then glue on a PVC end cap. Drill pilot holes in the pipe opposite the notches and screw the quiver to a shop wall. Your notched-out quiver will hold any size dowel— from standard 36-in. lengths to stubby leftovers—for instant access. Thanks to George Marchalk for sending this tip down the pipeline.

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PVC Spring Clamps

If you''ll give 8 to 10 pounds of clamping pressure for all kinds of gluing and holding tasks.

 
 

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