DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

July 10, 2016 9 By EngineerMommy

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Copper is everywhere these days. A quick walk around a home decor store these days and you’ll come across plenty of copper decor pieces: everything from vases to frames to figurines! As a chemical engineer myself, I have some familiarity with pipes, but really, this tutorial is so simple & the supplies are so readily available that anyone can make this DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter!

Take a look at it! What do you think?

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:
1/2 inch copper pipe, about 10 feet long
ten 1/2 inch 90 degree copper elbows
three 1/2 inch copper wall mounts
two 1/2 inch copper pipe tees
copper pipe cutter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

Here are the cuts you’ll need to make:
1 12″ long piece
1 8″ long piece
2 5″ long pieces
1 4″ long piece
3 3″ long pieces
2 2″ long pieces
2 1″ long pieces

Take a look at the picture below to see how to assemble this copper pipe planter. I labeled a few of the lengths to (hopefully) elucidate where each piece goes! Feel free to let me know if you have any specific questions.

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter


Since all the pipe lengths and fittings are 1/2″, all the joints should fit together snugly. I didn’t add any extra glue or plumbing compounds.
DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter


Here’s what it looks like all together.
DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter


I used the wall mounts (three of them!) to hang this on the wall! This has been holding up fine for months now! (Yes, this post is a little late!)
DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter


I fill the little pipes with individual stems of real or artificial flowers! It’s a cute addition to my living room! And let’s face it… it’s definitely a conversation piece! 🙂
DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter

DIY Wall-Mounted Copper Pipe Planter


Have you made anything for your home with copper pipe?







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