Assemble a Playhouse Speaking Tube
This simple assembly allows kids' voices to travel between levels of a playhouse.
Materials and Tools:
hole saw (7/8" or 1")
7 to 8 feet of 3/4" copper plumbing pipe
two copper reducer pieces
two 90-degree angle elbows
copper pipe hangers
screws for pipe hangers
- Find the best location for the speaking tube along a wall stud. Drill a hole in the ceiling of the first floor directly over that location.
- Run the copper plumbing pipe through the hole. Attach the pipe to the stud securely with pipe hangers and screws.
- Tap a 90-degree angle elbow onto each end of the copper pipe.
- Tap a reducer piece (mouth piece) on each 90-degree angle elbow.