DIY Industrial Pipe Stools ~ Diane's Vintage Zest!

Friday, June 5, 2015

DIY Industrial Pipe Stools


This week, I have a fun DIY that I first saw on another blog and knew I had to try it out!  I am all about spreading my love of handmade to others, so when I found out that someone was in the market for new stools, I immediately suggested these pipe stools!

Small disclaimer:  I did not take a picture of the final DIY because the price tag stickers were not removed at the time and the wood round was eventually swapped.  Still, I'm pretty proud of how these turned out!


DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


For the full tutorial, head on over to Love Grows Wild and check it out!  I have a few additional tips for you, so read on!


Here are the majority of my starting materials which cost a little more than expected, but not nearly as much as a similarly-styled stool.


DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


Next, came the building process!  Before you start, here are a few items that I suggest you use as well to make life much easier:




DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


I followed her instructions, and they worked perfectly!  Of course, the picture below is before I completely tightened and straightened everything up.


DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


We tested them out at the kitchen island to make sure it was the right height... and it was perfect!


DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


We actually had a hard time sourcing the wood rounds at the different local hardware stores, but I came up with the fun idea of repurposing a wooden cable spool top.  Of course, that meant waiting until the local electric supply store had three to throw out, so that's why I have a 75% finished project to share with you all in these pictures.


DIY Industrial Pipe Stools on Diane's Vintage Zest!  #diy #home #decor


Still, don't you think that they're pretty fabulous and make a statement?  It's just as fun as playing with legos, but maybe a little messier...  :)  Make sure to check out the full tutorial here and I would love to hear if you make some of your own too!


When it comes to furniture, do you DIY or buy?


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