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How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

We bring to your attention a fairly simple project to create a desktop organizer. Of course, it is not as compact as the "purchased" desktop organizers, but it does not take originality. And be sure that by placing such an organizer on your desk - you will certainly attract a lot of surprised looks. So let's get started.

You will need:

  • pieces of plastic pipes of different diameters;
  • marker;
  • hacksaw for metal;
  • piece of plywood (according to the size of the future organizer);
  • a jigsaw;
  • file;
  • fine-grained abrasive paper;
  • Super glue;
  • acrylic paint (color at your discretion).

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

Instructions

1. Take pieces of plastic pipes of different diameters and cut them into cylinders of the same length (about 15-20 see each). Sections must be perpendicular to the pipe so that the cylinder can stand steadily.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

2. Since the "cups" will be of different heights, on each of them at a distance from 5 to 15, see from the edge, apply the marking at the required angle. We recommend choosing an angle of 60 degrees in relation to the length of the "cup". Keep this angle on all "cups" was the same.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

3. Use a hacksaw and make cuts at the required angle on all blanks.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

4. Take the file and clean the places of the saws to remove the burrs. In addition, the smooth edge can be cleaned with fine-grained sanding paper.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

5. Place the "cups" in the right place, thus creating the overall structure of the future organizer. The side with an uneven angle should be on the bottom.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

6. Use super glue and glue together "cups".

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

7. When the design of the future desktop organizer is finally glued - place it on a sheet of plywood and circle the contours with a marker (or pencil). By the way, you do not need to use thick plywood.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

8. Use a jigsaw to cut the necessary contour of the base from the plywood.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

9. Strip the edges of the plywood base with fine-grained sanding paper.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

10. At the bottom ends of the glued "cups" apply super glue and apply the sawed plywood base evenly. It is desirable to press it a little, so that the plywood is stuck more tightly.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

11. When the glue dries, paint everything in the required color. By the way, it's better to use a spray-paint. On the surface it will lie more evenly and will not leave smears from the brush. You may need to repeat the coloring 2-3 times to achieve a uniform shade.

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

12. When the next layer of paint is completely dry - you can put your personal desktop organizer on your desk and enjoy the surprised looks of your colleagues, and the questions "where did you buy it?".

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

How to make a desktop organizer from plastic pipes

Pleasant needlework and success at work!

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