How to Make a Copper Pipe Candelabra
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Copper Pipe Candelabra
Make a one-of-a-kind candelabra using copper piping and contact cement.
Materials and Tools:
½” copper piping
½” copper slip tee fittings
½” copper slip elbow fittings
½” copper slip coupling fittings
Cut Copper Piping
Use tape measure and permanent marker to measure ½” copper piping at various lengths of 2-3”. Cut several pieces using a pipe cutter.
Experiment With Design
Dry fit copper pipe pieces with ½” elbow, tee and coupling fittings to create your own customized candelabra design. Tip: Design the candelabra base first, then build upwards.
Glue Pieces in Place
Once satisfied with your design, disassemble then reassemble piece by piece by applying contact cement at all joining pieces. Let dry overnight.
Admire Finished Product
Place candles in copper piping to make a one-of-a-kind candelabra.
Place candles and enjoy.