DIY Industrial Pipe Paper Towel Holder

2 Materials
20 Minutes

Make a spiffy paper towel holder quickly, easily, and cheaply!

For less than ten bucks you too can have a long-on-style, short-on-cost industrial looking paper towel holder for wall or under mount. First, purchase your pieces.

We lost our paper towel holder after we gained glorious brand new kitchen drawers so I needed to come up with something new.

Be mindful of the paper towel roll sizes you usually buy as that affects the short arm.

Here I bought all galvanized plumbing pipe, 1/2": a twelve inch long nipple, a three inch long nipple, a cap, a plug, a floor flange, and a tee.

Next, screw them all together. Before you do that though, it's helpful to put some thread locker or some Gorilla glue in the parts so that they won't come loose.

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I bought the three inch nipple size as we get the larger rolls of paper towels. As you can see, it allows for plenty of space.

Originally I had wanted all black pipe parts but the store was out of the 12"-er piece. No worries, that's what black spray paint is for!

A few screws in the side of the cabinet and bingo! Paper towel holder!

And there we have it! In less than twenty minutes our paper towel holding dilemma was solved!

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Suggested materials:
  • Galvanized pipe   (Menards)
  • Black spray paint   (Amazon)
  • Screws   (Amazon)
Becky at Flipping the Flip
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