How to Make a Copper Pipe Candelabra

Dan Faires shows how to make an industrial-chic candelabra using copper pipes.

DIY Copper Pipe Candelabra 02:17

Dan Faires makes a geometric industrial candelabra out of copper piping and contact cement.
Copper Pipe Candelabra

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
contact cement
pipe cutter
permanent marker
tape measure

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

Place Candles

Place candles in copper piping to make a one-of-a-kind candelabra.

Copper Pipe Candelabra

Copper Pipe Candelabra

Make a one-of-a-kind, budget-friendly candelabra using copper piping and contact cement.

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Place candles and enjoy.

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