Make an Industrial-Style Pipe Bench

Even beginning DIYers can create this rustic bench using only a wood board and black galvanized pipes. Dan Faires shows you how.

Danmade: Industrial Pipe Bench 03:24

Dan makes a rustic industrial-style bench without using major power tools.
Industrial Pipe Bench

Industrial Pipe Bench

Make an industrial-style bench using only two materials - galvanized pipes and a wood board.

and Danmade

Materials and Tools:

  • 2x12" board cut down to 6'
  • tape measure
  • circular saw
  • goggles
  • carpenter's square
  • paintbrush
  • drill with 1" screws
  • palm sander with 220-grit paper
  • dark walnut stain
  • polyurethane
  • 16 10" pre-threaded black galvanized pipes
  • 8 pre-threaded black galvanized pipe elbows
  • 4 pre-threaded black galvanized pipe T-joints
  • 4 metal end caps
  • 8 pipe straps

Instructions:

Measure and cut the board to 6 feet. Draw a straight line across the board using a carpenter's square.

Industrial Pipe Bench

Industrial Pipe Bench

Make an industrial-style bench using only two materials - galvanized pipes and a wood board.

Sand all sides of the board using 220-grit sandpaper, and round the corners for a finished look. Apply dark walnut stain with a paintbrush to enhance the grain and wipe excess stain with a clean rag. Allow time to dry. Apply polyurethane, and allow time to dry.

Connect two 10-inch pipes to the T-joint and three 10-inch pipes to another T-joint. Add an elbow joint at each end, and connect both pieces together with two 10-inch pipes. Add metal caps to the last two ends, and repeat for the second set of legs.

Attach legs to the bottom of the bench using pipe straps, a drill and 1-inch screws. Flip over, and enjoy.

Keep Reading
More from:

DanMade

On TV

NEW: Live TV

Don’t miss your favorite shows. Live stream HGTV now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Smart Home

A sophisticated Southern home in Raleigh, N.C.

HGTV Urban Oasis

A 1,300-square-foot bungalow in the heart of Asheville, NC

HGTV Dream Home

A waterfront escape in Merritt Island, Florida