Plumbing Pipe

I have a confession.  The plumbing pipe I use is not recycled, but it is upcycled.  Good black pipe, with all the required connections, in the size and quantity needed, is impossible to source recycled.  It is a lovely versatile product, but very expensive.  I get mine with screw joints to allow you to plan and build products.  The screws can cause issues if you are trying to interlock and complete a square for example— you screw against yourself. 

I have used the pipe in the shower room for shelves, handles and towel rails, often with scaffolding planks, and for coffee table legs.  It does come exceptionally greasy and I wear gloves and use white spirit before starting any project.  Otherwise, you risk staining the wood, your clothes, and anything you touch, which your partner does not appreciate!

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