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Love My Art Jewelry: Copper Tube Cutting Tutorial.....Beads made from copper tubing

Love My Art Jewelry: Copper Tube Cutting Tutorial.....Beads made from copper tubing

How to Make Coiled Copper Wind Chimes

How to Make Coiled Copper Wind Chimes

I recently made a copper tubing coil to use in a solar-powered water-boiler and learned the right way and the wrong way to bend copper tubing.  The tubing is easy to bend when making large-radius curves, but is likely to kink or crush when trying to make smaller-radius bends.  I learned that I could avoid those problems by filling the tube with salt before bending. Here's what I used. .25 inch Copper pipe.  5 feet long 1/4 cup of Salt.  (Fine, dry Sand would also work) Tap...

How to Bend Copper Pipe and Tubing Without Crushing It

I recently made a copper tubing coil to use in a solar-powered water-boiler and learned the right way and the wrong way to bend copper tubing. The tubing is easy to bend when making large-radius curves, but is likely to kink or crush when trying to make smaller-radius bends. I learned that I could avoid those problems by filling the tube with salt before bending. Here's what I used. .25 inch Copper pipe. 5 feet long 1/4 cup of Salt. (Fine, dry Sand would also work) Tap...

Tutorial : Making copper beads from copper tubing...I have a pipe cutter and some copper tubing..yay!

Tutorial : Making copper beads from copper tubing...I have a pipe cutter and some copper tubing..yay!

I want to make this for my fern garden! Copper tubing and it would patina nicely.

I want to make this for my fern garden! Copper tubing and it would patina nicely.

Channel Link Rain Chain - what a great use of leftover plumbing pipe!

Channel Link™ Rain Chain

Channel Link Rain Chain - what a great use of leftover plumbing pipe!

Basic metal craft tutorial, no welding or soldering required (though you could if you know how): DIY Copper Rain Chain, by K of ex-scapes.com, 17 Nov. 2013. Rain water, downspout replacement, garden art

Basic metal craft tutorial, no welding or soldering required (though you could if you know how): DIY Copper Rain Chain, by K of ex-scapes.com, 17 Nov. 2013. Rain water, downspout replacement, garden art

How to Build Your Own Air Conditioner Fan, using just a tabletop fan, copper tubing, flexible plastic tubing, fish tank pumps, and a cold water reservoir. | #DIY Tiny Homes

How to Build Your Own Air Conditioner Fan, using just a tabletop fan, copper tubing, flexible plastic tubing, fish tank pumps, and a cold water reservoir. | #DIY Tiny Homes

Handmade Butterfly Stake - Glass Orb - Copper Metal Sculpture - Garden/Plant Yard Art Pink. $24.99, via Etsy.

Handmade Butterfly Stake - Glass Orb - Copper Metal Sculpture - Garden/Plant Yard Art Pink. $24.99, via Etsy.

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily - Jewelry Making Daily

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily - Jewelry Making Daily

Recycled Copper Tubing Gyroscope Pendant by OnocleaStudios on Etsy, $40.00

Recycled Copper Tubing Gyroscope Pendant

Recycled Copper Tubing Gyroscope Pendant by OnocleaStudios on Etsy, $40.00

DIY Copper Garden Projects • Lots of Ideas & Tutorials!

DIY Copper Garden Projects