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Copper Pipe Log Holder DIY

Copper Pipe Log Holder DIY

Add flair to your fireplace with this simple log holder that can easily be adapted to any size. The copper takes on a beautiful patina over time and complements any décor.

COPPER PIPE LOG HOLDER DIYStep By Step

This simple log holder can be adapted to any size depending on your needs. The copper will take on a patina over time, and complements any décor.

  1. Cut all pieces of pipe to size using a pipe/tube cutter, referring to the diagram.
  2. Clean the ends of the pipe pieces using plumbers' sand paper. Test fit the pieces together.
  3. Disassemble, and apply flux to the pipe ends and fittings, and solder the joints. Check that the project remains level and square as you proceed. Remove excess flux when finished.


What You'll Need

Material

  • ¾" copper pipe 10 ft approx (will depend on the size of your finished piece) 3249-256
  • ¾" copper Ts (4) 3240-415
  • ¾" copper 90 degree elbows (4) 3240-335
  • ¾" copper 90 degree street elbows (4) 3240-380
  • solder paste 1139-209
  • solder 1139-815
  • plumbers' sand paper 3210-750 or emery sanding cloth 1233-374

Tools

  • tube cutter 8676-756
  • measuring tape 1048-716
  • propane torch 1145-512
  • acid brush 1138-012
  • copper cleaning brush 1138-058

COPPER PIPE LOG HOLDER DIY