14 Fantastic Ways to Make Pipe Shelves Work for Your Home Decor

The combination of pipes and wooden shelves is always striking. In this slideshow, we’ve compiled some of the best DIY pipe shelves online. Our Hometalkers have used their skills to bring some extra flair to their projects. From rope inserts to creative color schemes, our top-rated pipe shelving will give you a unique look in your home.

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The Easy Way to Make Pipe Shelves

In showing you how to make these pipe shelves, Emy suggests cleaning any grease from the pipes and using the right brackets to get a 90-degree angle. Once the brackets

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Pipe Shelves

Ingenious Industrial Pipe Shelving

Industrial shelving requires thick pipes. Attaching these to the wall can be tough if you try to do too much. This Hometalker’s solution is to work in sections. To start,

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Industrial Pipe Shelving

Wonderfully Rustic Pipe Shelves

How do you make new wood look old? Simple, pipes and stain. For this project, Marty’s husband distressed wood using a grinder and a light touch. Once they’d stained the

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Rustic Pipe Shelves

Budget DIY Pipe Shelves

For this unit, Blair used longer pipes to keep costs down. By using longer sections, she required fewer joints and cuts. This, in turn, meant she didn’t need as many

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cheap DIY Pipe Shelves

Perfectly Simple Pipe Shelves

Pipe shelves don’t have to be complex. For this project, Emily needed nothing more than poplar boards, screws, and black piping. Because the pipes came in packs, Emily

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easy diy pipe shelves

Brilliant Black Pipe Shelves

For these black pipe shelves, the devil is in the detail. To complement the colored pipework, Greg used pine boards. For him, the knottier they are, the better. Working

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Black Pipe Shelves

A Desirable Pipe Desk and Bookshelf Combo

For this project, Tasha used elbow joints in a clever way. After piecing together her frame, she angled the elbow joint towards the wall. This positioning meant the

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Pipe Desk Bookshelf

Fantastic Rope and Pipe Shelving

For an industrial and nautical combination, try this project by Meadow Lake Road. Starting with 6" and 48" galvanized pipes, this Hometalker used the former as spacers.

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hanging Pipe Shelves

Fabulous Pipe Shelves for a Farmhouse Look

For a farmhouse feel, galvanized steel pipes are perfect. As you can see, the light tones of Hayden’s pipes complement her white decor. Before assembling this unit, she

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farmhouse Pipe Shelves

Magically Modern Pipe Shelves

For a modern looking unit, Flawless Chaos recommends black piping. Although galvanized steel and copper are great, black pipes can be offset with lighter wood for a

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Modern Pipe Shelves

A Grand Stand: Oversized Pipe Shelving

Taking pipe shelves to a new level, Jason combined 2X4s and ½" industrial piping. After sanding and staining his wood, Jason used six tube straps to secure each shelf. As

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large pipe shelves

Double Delight DIY Pipe Shelves

For this pair of black pipe shelves, the DIY Playbook wanted style and safety. Hanging them in a nursery, she used metal straps to secure her shelves. After she’d painted

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