Step 3: Assemble the Mounting Flanges

Assemble the mounting flanges
Photo: Anthony Tieuli and David Carmack
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Screw a threaded male adaptor into each floor flange. Using a tubing cutter, cut five sections of 1½-inch pipe. Drop each section into a male adaptor. Using a drill/driver outfitted and -inch bit, drill a hole through one side of each adapter-pipe pair. Drive a ½-inch self-tapping screw into each hole to lock each pair together.
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    Tools List

    • tubing cutter
      Tubing Cutter

    • smart driver
      Drill/driver outfitted with a -inch bit

    Shopping List

    1.¾-inch copper pipe

    2. Three 5 foot lengths of pipe

    3. Seventeen ¾-inch push-fit copper tees

    4. Four ¾ -inch push-fit copper elbows

    5. Five ¾-inch threaded male adaptors

    6. ¾-inch female floor flanges - To attach the pot rack to the wall

    7. ½-inch self-tapping screws – To secure the pot rack to the floor flanges

    8. No. 10 screws and wall anchors