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Home Projects Structures

Projects: Structures

Structure - a generic word for just about anything that will support something else. Kee Klamp and Kee Lite fittings were made to be structural. They can support a lot of weight (see catalog for technical specs) allowing you to build something tough. Put it to test, you'll find the connects as strong or stronger than a welded connection.

Keep Your Cows Cool with this Portable Device

Keep Your Cows Cool with this Portable Device

Shade Haven's primary product is a portable shade structure that can be moved around the field. The purpose of the structure is to keep cows cool, making them more productive milkers. They quote a stack of scientific opinion on their web site that demonstrates the profitability of shading your cattle from the hot summer sun.

Boomerracks is Upcycling Old Bikes into Community Made Bike Racks

Boomerracks is Upcycling Old Bikes into Community Made Bike Racks

Boomerracks has invested it's attention into the youth of the St. Louis area. They do this by encouraging the use of their talents in the construction of "green", useful and fun bike rack structures.

Hypnotic Harmonics Pendulum Exhibit at Myseum

Hypnotic Harmonics Pendulum Exhibit at Myseum

Myseum's Jeff Deutch has come up with an amazing way for kids to experience the science behind pendulums. His exhibit pictured here allows kids to see how different pendulum lengths released simultaneously can create an awe-inspiring visual display.

How to Build a Wisteria Support Trellis and Pergola - Great Idea, Design and Pictures

How to Build a Wisteria Support Trellis and Pergola - Great Idea, Design and Pictures

Build yourself a wisteria pergola that can withstand the weather and the wind using pipe and fittings. In this project, Peter uses Kee Klamp to create create a wisteria trellis that has industrial strength and a modern look. Be inspired by this wisteria support idea!

4 Industrial Office Design Ideas Using Kee Klamp

4 Industrial Office Design Ideas Using Kee Klamp

When Esquire in Japan wanted to bring industrial style to their office, they turned to a decor that utilizes Kee Klamp fittings. Kee Klamp fittings allow you to create unique industrial decor without the overhead of threading or welding. The fittings connect to the pipe with a simple set screw, which means that creating a modern looking office doesn't have to become a painful ordeal.

Building Large Commercial Greenhouses with Kee Klamp Fittings

Building Large Commercial Greenhouses with Kee Klamp Fittings

We were lucky to find Kee Klamp fittings from Simplified Building. The Kee Klamps solved all types of joints needed in greenhouses, were very easy to assemble and disassemble, and provided enough structural strength and rust durability.

Porch Shade Supports for the Solar Decathlon

Porch Shade Supports for the Solar Decathlon

In this structure Kee Klamp fittings form the top and bottom connections to the main structure. Elbows were used to connect the horizontal and vertical pipes together to form the base structure for the wooden shade unit. Using an allen wrench this entire shade piece could be disconnected and packed for safe shipping across the country.

Pull-up Bar, Gymnastic Rings, and possible Hanging Chair Mount

Pull-up Bar, Gymnastic Rings, and possible Hanging Chair Mount

I was looking for a way make a pull-up bar that could be used for more than just a pull-up bar and be easy to setup and take down. When I found this website I looked through the projects and came up with some ideas for my own design on a free standing pull-up bar that would work with the small apartment I live in.

Ultrasonic Water Testing Support System

Ultrasonic Water Testing Support System

Kee Klamp turns up in the most unusual places. Jerry, from Colorado, used Kee Klamp fittings to construct a support system for an ultrasonic water testing device. The structure was built to cantilever out over the edge of a spillway. His design featured the ability to swing the unit over to the side so that the sensor could easily be maintained.

DIY Free Standing Bulletin Board

DIY Free Standing Bulletin Board

If you've ever priced a room divider, you'll know that they're not exactly cheap. If you're looking for a creative, industrial looking alternative you can build your own bulletin board room divider with pipe, Kee Lite fittings and standard cork board.

Backyard Home Brewing Station

Backyard Home Brewing Station

When it comes to home brewing your own beer, some people get serious! Michael, from Philly, sent us this picture of his home brew structure built out of Kee Lite pipe fittings. The structure has a place for burners to boil and prepare the mash and wort. The brew then flows to the cooler to bring the tempreture down to prepare for fermentation.

Finish Line and Banner Support

Finish Line and Banner Support

Greg, from Indiana, has built more than one finish line structure with Kee Klamp. The one picture above is his latest construction. To make the system easier to transport he has combined the use of steel pipe (for the base) and PVC pipe for the top section. Standard Schedule 40 PVCpipe fits fine into the fittings.

Camera Supports for Filming Moving Vehicles

Camera Supports for Filming Moving Vehicles

The folks at Bickers Action specialize in getting those fast-moving vehicle shots that we are all used to seeing. One of their tricks to their trade is the use of Kee Klamp fittings to build the appropriate structures to support their camera equipment. Kee Klamp fittings provide a modular, yet sturdy, structure that can be used to attach film equipment to the outside of a vehicle.

Sky Barn Dream Tree House [Video]

Sky Barn Dream Tree House [Video]

Sky Barn is a dream tree house that he constructed in his backyard for his children. Sky Barn is an amazing structure that features the use of Kee Lite pipe fittings.

Building Fishing Weirs in the Alaskan Interior

Building Fishing Weirs in the Alaskan Interior

Pictures and short overview of fishing weirs that were built in the interior of Alaska using Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

A/C Sound Blankets

A/C Sound Blankets

A structure that blocks A/C compressor sound from a getting to the neighbor.

Festival Stage Canopy Structure

Festival Stage Canopy Structure

Festival stage canopy that was constructed with the help of Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Freestanding Flat Screen TV Stand

Freestanding Flat Screen TV Stand

A DIY free-standing flat screen TV stand made out of Kee Lite aluminum pipe fittings and aluminum pipe.

Building a Backyard Grape Vine Trellis with Pipe and Wire

Building a Backyard Grape Vine Trellis with Pipe and Wire

A backyard grape vine trellis that was built using pipe, wire rope and Kee Klam pipe fittings.

Museum Exhibit Fabrication Materials - Case Study

Museum Exhibit Fabrication Materials - Case Study

A project that uses Kee Klamp pipe fittings to fabricate and exhibit for a museum.

Solar Panel Support Structure Extension

Solar Panel Support Structure Extension

Solar panel structure extended with Kee Klamp pipe fittings to make room for more solar panels.

Medical Scanner Transport [Unusual Uses]

Medical Scanner Transport [Unusual Uses]

A medical scanner transport structure made from Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Kee Klamp is for the Birds (and Giraffes and Monkeys)

Kee Klamp is for the Birds (and Giraffes and Monkeys)

Zoos are a great place to utilize the flexibility and durability of Kee Klamp pipe fittings. Kee Klamp can be used to build handrail, custom cages and signage.

Cooking Station Rail for Back Porch of a Boat

Cooking Station Rail for Back Porch of a Boat

A cooking stations for a boat porch made from aluminum pipe fittings and aluminum pipe.

Freestanding, Portable Parkour Pipe Structure

Freestanding, Portable Parkour Pipe Structure

A freestanding, portable parkour structure that was built by Ayren at Base Fittness with Kee Klamp pipe fittings and pipe.

Parkour Structure at Miami Freerunning and Parkour Academy

Parkour Structure at Miami Freerunning and Parkour Academy

This parkour structure was built using Kee Klamp pipe fittings. It was constructed at the Miami Freeruning and Parkour Academy. The angular braces in the corner serve to make the longer distances more rigid. Schedule 80 pipe is recommended for the longer spans of pipe.

Surf’s Up! Life Guard Chairs Made with Kee Klamp Pipe Fittings

Surf’s Up! Life Guard Chairs Made with Kee Klamp Pipe Fittings

Lifeguard chairs and stands that are made from Kee Klamp galvanized pipe fittings and pipe.

New Tech Kite Trade Show Booth

New Tech Kite Trade Show Booth

Trade show booth built for New Tech Kites.

Space Saving Stairway Shelving and TV Mounting System

Space Saving Stairway Shelving and TV Mounting System

Project that used Kee Klamp pipe fittings to construct a unique stairway shelving and mounting system. This system support an entertainment center, acts a railing system and has an shelf system for CDs and DVDs.

Portable Trade Show Booth Support Structure

Portable Trade Show Booth Support Structure

A portable trade show support structure that was constructed by Fawnsberg Stationary company for the National Stationary Show. The trade show support structure was made with aluminum pipe and Kee Klamp and Kee Lite pipe fittings.

Make a Gate with Kee Klamp Pipe Fittings - Chicago Children’s Museum

Make a Gate with Kee Klamp Pipe Fittings - Chicago Children’s Museum

This picture shows you how to build a gate with Kee Klamp pipe fittings. This gate was used as the entrance to a play area at the Chicago Children's Museum.

Video Wall Support Structure

Video Wall Support Structure

Video wall support structure built from Kee Klamp pipe fittings and schedule 40 pipe. This video wall is modular and portable. The fittings allow it to be easily transported and reassembled.

Backyard Gymnastics Bar

Backyard Gymnastics Bar

Custom made backyard gymnastic bar made from 1" aluminum pipie and Kee Lite pipe fittings. This is a simple backyard gym bar that you can easily DIY.

Kee Klamp Porch Roof Support Old and New

Kee Klamp Porch Roof Support Old and New

Support for a porch built with Kee Klamp pipe and fittings. This structure was built to expand and repair an existing porch structure.

Dog Beds Made with our PVC Fittings [Customer Projects]

Dog Beds Made with our PVC Fittings [Customer Projects]

Custom dog beds that are constructed with our PVC pipe and fittings.

Flight Cage for Rehabilitating Wild Birds

Flight Cage for Rehabilitating Wild Birds

A structure built as a flight cage for rehabilitating wild birds that have been injured.

Spartan Pull-Up Challenge - Sponsored by Simplified Building

Spartan Pull-Up Challenge - Sponsored by Simplified Building

Spartan Race Pull-Up Challenged was sponsored by Simplified Building. Check out this post and see the pictures from the event.

Rolling Outdoor Table for the Deck [Updated]

Rolling Outdoor Table for the Deck [Updated]

An outdoor table that rolls. Built with pipe, casters and Kee Klamp fittings.

Industrial Canopy Pipe Bed Frame

Industrial Canopy Pipe Bed Frame

Industrial canopy pipe bed frame made with black pipe and Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Custom ATV/OHV Trailer with Ramp & Gate

Custom ATV/OHV Trailer with Ramp & Gate

Trailer with a custom railing and gate built from Kee Lite aluminum fittings.

Custom Reloading Bench and Storage Shelves

Custom Reloading Bench and Storage Shelves

A custom reloading bench and storage shelf system built with Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Custom Animal Cages for Zoos and Animal Parks

Custom Animal Cages for Zoos and Animal Parks

Custom animal cages for zoos and animal parks can be constructed of Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Kee Lite Sign Supports at the Maker Faire

Kee Lite Sign Supports at the Maker Faire

Free standing sign supports made from Kee Lite aluminum pipe fittings.

Free Standing Sign Support

Free Standing Sign Support

This free standing sign support was constructed for O'Reilly Publishing's 2011 Maker Faire. It was used to support signage outside of their various stages.

Adjustable Sign Mount Made with Kee Klamp

Adjustable Sign Mount Made with Kee Klamp

Adjustable sign mount found at the Buffalo Zoo made from Kee Klamp fittings.

Reusable Finish Line Banner Support Structure

Reusable Finish Line Banner Support Structure

Reusable finish line structure that was built using Kee Klamp fittings.

Sparatan Race Obstacles Update

Sparatan Race Obstacles Update

More pictures of the extreme obstacles used at the Spartan Race.

Modern Grapevine Trellis Made from Kee Klamp Fittings

Modern Grapevine Trellis Made from Kee Klamp Fittings

Modern Grapevine Trellis Made from Kee Klamp Fittings outside a modern home in Minnesota.

McFetter Residence Complete [Channing Glover]

McFetter Residence Complete [Channing Glover]

Final pictures on the McFetter Residence. This home, designed by Channing Glover, features many uses of Kee Lite aluminum fittings.

Kee Lite Aluminum Pergola Supports [In Progress]

Kee Lite Aluminum Pergola Supports [In Progress]

Kee Lite aluminum fittings and pipe used to support a pergola structure.

Kee Lite Cube Structure for London-based Contortionist Act

Kee Lite Cube Structure for London-based Contortionist Act

Kee Lite Cube Structure for London-based Contortionist Act

BMX Bike Display Obstacles Built with Kee Lite Fittings

BMX Bike Display Obstacles Built with Kee Lite Fittings

BMX Bike Obstacles Built with Kee Lite Aluminum Fittings

Monkey Bars Obstacle Debuts at the Spartan Race

Monkey Bars Obstacle Debuts at the Spartan Race

Photos and video of the monkey bars and cargo net obstacles at the NY state Spartan Race.

Solar Panel Support Structure Built in Malta

Solar Panel Support Structure Built in Malta

A solar panel support structure in Malta constructed from Kee Klamp fittings.

Cargo Net Climbing Obstacle [Update]

Cargo Net Climbing Obstacle [Update]

Updated cargo net climbing structure built fo the Spartan Race.

DIY Endzone Camera Support [Update]

DIY Endzone Camera Support [Update]

An update on our previous project that used a straight piece of pipe. The version of the project uses a telescoping aluminum flagpole to make the system more portable.

Building Modular Extreme Sports Obstacles [Spartan Race]

Building Modular Extreme Sports Obstacles [Spartan Race]

Preview of the obstacles that were constructed for an extreme race called the spartan race. Obstacles were constructed of Kee Klamp fittings to provide a strong obstacle that would be modular in nature.

DIY Endzone Camera with Flag Pole

DIY Endzone Camera with Flag Pole

DIY Endzone Camera with Flag Pole. This project utilizes and adjustable flag pole to provide an easy way to store and transport the entire system.

Water Filtration Structure in Africa [Kee Klamp]

Water Filtration Structure in Africa [Kee Klamp]

A water filtration structure for a village in Africa constructed out of Kee Klamp fittings. This application shows off a number of the useful features of Kee Klamp fitting.

Kee Klamp Retail Structures in Reebok Mall Store

Kee Klamp Retail Structures in Reebok Mall Store

Overview of some Kee Klamp retail benches, shelves and structural units that are being used in Reebok retail mall stores.

Wall Mounted Space Saving Studio Workstation

Wall Mounted Space Saving Studio Workstation

Completed space saving studio workstation made from Kee Klamp fittings and pipe.

Kee Klamp Tower in Paris Department Store

Kee Klamp Tower in Paris Department Store

Kee Klamp tower built in central Paris' Catadium sports wear store.

Good Fences Don’t Make Good Neighbors… Unless it’s a Lace Fence

Good Fences Don’t Make Good Neighbors… Unless it’s a Lace Fence

Lace Fence creates amazing metal fabric fences that are both functional and pleasant to look at. Take a look at the pictures and understand why the designers choose to use Kee Klamp fittings in the construction of their fences.

Hoop House and High Tunnel Greenhouse Designs

Hoop House and High Tunnel Greenhouse Designs

Hoop house and high tunnel design ideas along with information on how to attach plastic sheeting to pipe structures.

Pull Up Bar - Adjustable and Portable

Pull Up Bar - Adjustable and Portable

Adjustable and portable pull up bar designed with Kee Klamp components.

DIY Endzone Camera “Tripod” Support

DIY Endzone Camera “Tripod” Support

DIY Endzone Camera that was designed a cost-effective and portable solution to expensive endzone camera tripods on the market.

New Football Uniforms, an Endzone Camera, or Both?

New Football Uniforms, an Endzone Camera, or Both?

An endzone camera support structure built by one of our team for a customer who was looking for a a DIY solution.

PVC Pipe Sink Stand

PVC Pipe Sink Stand

Build a PVC pipe support stand for a sink.

How To Build Your Own DIY Sukkah

How To Build Your Own DIY Sukkah

This sukkuah was designed and constructed by Ariel and Dana. They built this Sukkah to use during the Jewish celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles.

Lighting Grid - Offset

Lighting Grid - Offset

Offset lighting grid that attached to the sides and angled eves of the building.

DIY End Zone Camera Quadpod

DIY End Zone Camera Quadpod

DIY end zone camera being built by our very own Sam Wender.

How to Build a Solar Panel Frame

How to Build a Solar Panel Frame

If you're building your own solar array, you need a simple system to support the solar panels at the proper angle. This project will show you how to build a structural frame for supporting solar panels.

Standalone PVC Clothesline Project

Standalone PVC Clothesline Project

Four crazy women (self described) from the mid-west built this structure from PVC to support a clothesline. If youre interested in learning about how they did it, then please visit the project page.

Build a Solar Panel Frame With Kee Klamp Fittings

Build a Solar Panel Frame With Kee Klamp Fittings

Check out this Solar Panel Frame project that uses Kee Klamp fittings to build a solar panel support system that is durable, adjustable and easy to install.

Kee Klamp Kite Kart (parlevu France)

Kee Klamp Kite Kart (parlevu France)

Kite buggy made from Kee Klamp components, pipe and few other components.

Solar Panel Support System

Solar Panel Support System

Build a solar panel support system from Kee Klamp fittings. The adjustable nature of the fittings allows for speedy assembly and adjustability after the structure is in place.

Translucent Awning Structure

Translucent Awning Structure

Translucent awning structure built to create a rain free place to work.

Amazing Bus Conversion – Part 1 – Wind Turbine

Amazing Bus Conversion – Part 1 – Wind Turbine

Kee Klamp fittings used to build a Wind Turbine on top of a renovated bus.

Monet’s Arch

Monet’s Arch

We were inspired during a trip to France with creating a garden arched walkway. Commonly called Monet's Arch, these structures aren't available commercially in anything but small sections, but we wanted a 50ft walkway. So we created one with pipe, Kee Klamp fittings and some powder coating.

Kee Klamp Structure for Attaching PVC/Vinyl Signage

Kee Klamp Structure for Attaching PVC/Vinyl Signage

Kee Klamp structure for attaching signage to the outside of a building.

Elegant Pipe Canopy Bed made with Kee Klamp

Elegant Pipe Canopy Bed made with Kee Klamp

Elegant pipe bed construction made with Kee Lite fittings constructed by Marla S.

Trade Show Sign Tower

Trade Show Sign Tower

This simple display tower enable you to display three signage areas with an adjustable height of between 4' 6" and 8' (which is determined by your pipe lengths). It packs down small enough to fit on a box you can put on a plane. This was a design we used to display our signs at MAKEs Maker Faire.

Shading Structure

Shading Structure

i'm designing a large shading structure to span between two Quonset huts. the shading structure will have a segmented, curved top that stands 17' tall at the tallest and has a 20'x35' footprint. i'm hoping that connecting the ends to the huts will allow me to avoid horizontal or diagonal bracing.

Soccer Goal

Soccer Goal

Soccer Goal made with Kee Klamp

Architectural Use of Kee Klamp Fittings

Architectural Use of Kee Klamp Fittings

Ideas of how to use Kee Klamp fitting around your house and yard.

Empty Shed

Empty Shed

Outdoor folly for entertaining guest

Tire Rack

Tire Rack

Project to build a tire rack out of Kee Klamp

Truck Rack

Truck Rack

Instructions how to build a truck rack out of Kee Klamp

Theatrical Lighting Rack

Theatrical Lighting Rack

Instructions to build a Theatrical Lighting Rack using Kee Klamp

Sports Enclosures

Sports Enclosures

A sports enclosure made using Kee Klamps and sports netting.

Solar Panel Frame

Solar Panel Frame

Plans to build solar panel frames.

Simple Theater Stage Plans

Simple Theater Stage Plans

Instructions how to build a theater stage out of Kee Klamp

Shade Structure

Shade Structure

Portable Shade Structure made out of Kee Klamp Fittings

PVC Light Tent

PVC Light Tent

A portable light tent made out of PVC

Quonset Style Greenhouse Plans

Quonset Style Greenhouse Plans

Parts and diagram that describe the construction of a quonset style greenhouse built with pipe and Kee Klamp fittings.

Awning Frame

Awning Frame

Build a simple awning frame with Kee Klamp Fittings.

Barn Loft Frame

Barn Loft Frame

Simple loft structure that can be used to built a supported floor layer. This structure was simple to build and took us about five hours to complete.

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