How to Make a Pot Rack from Copper Pipe
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Before the kitchen became a stainless-steel-and-granite showpiece, the cook's room was a hardworking, faraway place, full of steam and heat and exposed pipes. One way to evoke that Victorian-era look—short of bringing the plumbing out of the wall again—is to put your pipes on display with a copper pot rack.
Using everyday plumbing parts, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva assembled this cookware holder in just a couple of hours. Push-together tees and elbows took away the need for messy soldering, and brass polish made the copper shine like a new penny. Read on to see how to make your own custom-sized pot rack from off-the-shelf plumbing supplies.
How to Make a Pot Rack
Common copper plumbing pipe shines up easily for an elegant hanging grid.