Hey guys—actual male guys I'm talking about below—let us chat Do-it-yourself decor.

Wait, what?!

Yeah. Do-it-yourself decor.

For guys. That you will like.

Decor-smart, unless it truly is a man-cave, ten-to-one it doesn't truly have anything you adore in it. You can say it: Styles, textures, great stuff that would make you…gulp…delighted.

It really is Alright to be delighted. It really is Alright to adore where you reside. And it truly is unquestionably Alright to share that with your husband or wife, wife, girlfriend—whoever typically drives the design bus.

So Theresa and I are experimenting with appears to be like to enable make our toilet transforming challenge include things like design touches we both enjoy. For me, that typically implies stuff with a structural come to feel which motivated this Do-it-yourself decor Steampunk shelf, by itself motivated by a testosterone-fueled construct we did for our Food items Network challenge Help you save My Bakery.

Do-it-yourself decor is a good way to try out out appears to be like you want to any home of the home. And you happen to be not shop-caught. If you can feel of it, you can make it. Or at least anything like it.

This is what you have to have to make this poor boy:

All the pipe is one/2-inch diameter black steel fuel pipe
1×6 pine board, 24-inches extended
Drill and one-inch little bit
De-greaser and bucket
Spray apparent coat
(2) ground flanges
(2) 8-inch nipples
(one) coupling
(2) elbows
(2) one one/2-inch nipples
(four) 2-inch nipples
(2) tees
(2) caps

Combine up some detergent like Uncomplicated Green and drinking water in a bucket and thoroughly clean all the steel. There is certainly a oily residue on it when you get it.
Thread all the pieces collectively from the bottom up.
Cosy them collectively. You most likely never have to have a wrench.
If you've got received a fantastic eye for symmetry you can count the threads uncovered to see that you've got screwed almost everything in the approximately similar amount of money.
The one one/2-inch nipples are for the top rated where the board goes.
Evaluate very carefully to the gap destinations. I use the shelf by itself to double look at I received the measurements proper.
Crystal clear coat. Or paint the shelf a coloration. Heck, you can use camouflage paint. Oh yeah.
No matter what would make you delighted. This is your Do-it-yourself decor.