In this article, we'll cover the details of this DIY coffee bar table, the fittings you'll need build it, and show you how to build your own.
Follow along as we cover this industrial-style, DIY Beverage Cart, what you'll need to build it, and show you how to build your own (with steps and diagrams).
In this article, we're going this amazing rolling bookcase, what you'll need to build it, and the steps to put it together (with detailed diagrams).
In this article, we'll cover the details of Kenneth's ceiling mounted curtain rods and show you how to build your own (with steps and diagrams).
Looking to build your own DIY table but need a little inspiration first? In this article, you will find 51 different DIY table ideas that are built with pipe.
Whether you're an individual, or a store owner, this article will show you how to build these beautiful wall mounted clothing racks.
Want to build your own industrial bookcase? Then look no further. In this article, we'll show you how with detailed instructions and diagrams.
Looking to build your own floating shelves but aren't quite sure how? No worries. In this article, we'll show you how with detailed instructions and diagrams.
In this post, we show you how you can build your own standing desk converter so that you can turn your regular sitting desk into a standing one.
Looking to build your own DIY bed frame but need a little inspiration first? No problem. We've got you covered. In this article, you will find 47 different bed frame ideas that are built with pipe.
Looking for industrial pipe desk plans to build your own desk? In this article, we'll show you how you can build your own desk with detailed diagrams and steps.
Check out this modern coat rack, with floating shelves, built by Dan for the entryway in his home. In this article, we'll show you how to build one just like it.
Are you interested in building your own plywood desk? Follow along, as we show you how to build your own desk, using plywood and pipe fittings
In this tutorial, we'll show you how you can build your own adjustable shelving units in only 9 steps. The shelf height can easily be adjusted even after assembly.
In this article, we'll cover Ryan's laminate flooring desk in-depth, covering all you need about his fantastic build. We'll show you how he built the table top, what fittings were used, how to assemble the desk frame, and more. Check it out:
Follow along as we cover Jeremy's standing desk with integrated floating shelves. We'll show you how it was built, which fittings were used to build it, and any other important details you should know.
In this article, we'll cover how Gregg built his rustic desk (including the table top), how to build the frame, and any other important details about Gregg's project. Follow along:
Learn how to build a bed frame using our pipe bed frame kit in this complete tutorial. All steps, tools, and other materials for building the frame are shown in detail.
In this article, we'll cover the details of Andrew's conference table, the fittings used to build it, and show you how you can build your own just like it (with diagram and steps included). And no, you don't have to be an architect to do so:
This rolling kitchen island was built by Ben for his son's new condo as a student at LSU. In this article, we'll take a closer look at Ben's project, how it was built, and show you how you can build your own:
In this article, we're going to focus on the workbenches featured in this garage. How they were built, how you can build your own, and any other important details you should know. Let's take a look:
This DIY entryway bench, with integrated coat rack, was built by Ryan for the front entry in his home. In this article, we'll take a closer look at Ryan's project and show you how to build one just like it.
In this post, we'll cover Cliff's heavy duty workbench and show you how you can create your own
In this post, we'll take a closer look at the drafting tables Mike and his company built, how they are constructed, and any other important details. Let's take a look:
In this article, we'll take a closer look at this unique project, the fittings used, and how Mack was able to create this floating dock.
Learn how build your own free standing bookshelf without any prior building experience or expensive tools.
Learn how you can build your own obstacle course to train to be the next American Ninja Warrior.
Learn how you can build your own kayak trailer using Kee Klamp fittings and pipe. There's no welding, cutting or prior building experience required.
To prove to you that railings built with pipe and fittings can still look amazing, here are 20 railings that are just as beautiful as they are functional:
In this article, I walk you through everything involved in building this desk, including finding materials, constructing the table top, assembling the frame, and everything else in between.
The furniture in your own home should be unique and express who you are. Using pipe to build that furniture is the perfect solution for those custom pieces. In this post, customers share their stories behind the pipe tables they designed for their own home to give you ideas for building your own!
This in-depth guide discusses everything you need to know about standing desks, the damage sitting has on your body, the benefits of standing, and everything in between.
In this post, we show you how to build a popular loft pipe bed frame found on Pinterest. We walk you through each step you'll need to take to build the frame and provide graphics to better illustrate the instructions.
As a tribute to the versatility of these fittings and in celebration of Kee Klamp's 80th Anniversary, we've put together this article to showcase 80 different projects you can build with Kee Klamp.
In this post we will discuss the many points to consider when building your own parkour equipment such as making sure it's safe, the type of material used to build with, and more.
To show you can build your own deck railing, here are eight customers examples to help inspire you.
In this article, we cover 10 points to consider before installing a railing. This includes what you need to know before ordering your railing, prior to assembly, and during your railing install.
In this post, we show you how Charles Rankin used Kee Klamp to build a Pull-up Bar to help him train for the World Record for Chin-ups in a 24 hour period.
To help get you started creating your own pipe chair, here are 5 industrial style pipe chairs and how to build each of them:
Learn 17 DIY Tips from experts such as DIY Bloggers, Contractors, Home Remodelers, and more.
Finding the perfect display solution for your store can be a task. Why not design your own? To help inspire your own creation, here are three different retail display table designs that you can build using Kee Klamp
Here are 5 of the more popular pipe shelf designs we have seen over the years and how you can build each of them:
Since a unique bedroom needs to feature a bed to match, starting with the bed is a great idea. To help get you started, here are 10 unique bed designs built using Kee fittings that you could build yourself:
Choose from 4 different types of Outdoor Banner Frames for your business and learn the advantages of using Kee Klamp.
Here are 5 modern conference table ideas that use Kee Klamp fitting and pipe to help inspire your own creation:
To help set you in the right direction, here are 5 DIY corner desk ideas you can use to get inspired and build upon:
See how people just like you installed their own exterior stair railing with our Simple Rail kits. They're easy to use, sturdy, and go up in under an hour.
In this article, we talk about how you can use wall mounted clothing racks to help achieve a well thought out and organized layout in your store.
Modern Office Design - A complete walkthrough of our entire new office from choosing the space, layout, the design of the cubicles, tables, desks, and more.
We've finally made it. We've covered the layout of our office, the cubicle design, and the adjustable height desks that allow us to sit or stand whenever we please. Now it's time to wrap up this series with an in-depth look at the tables in our new office.
We've covered the layout and the cubicles in our office so far, now it's time to move on to the desks. See how these adjustable height desks allow us to position the height perfectly to each employee and allow us to sit or stand whenever we please.
We've covered the office layout, now it's time to move onto to the cubicles! We put careful thought into their design and layout in order to create the perfect combination of privacy and collaboration. See how we did it:
A few months back the Simplified team moved into a new office space and built everything from the cubicles to desks with Kee Klamp. Check out the entire process of the build out starting with "Creating the Perfect Office Layout":
The Rugged Butcher Block Desk that you see today is the result of Brian's hard work and many hours spent to create something truly unique. The desk is a visually stunning piece that has caught the eyes of many and is something to be proud of. Let's take a closer at how Brian crafted this piece of art:
Kee Klamp railing provides strong, durable loft styled railing that keeps people safe and looks fantastic! To prove my point, let's take a look at a few applications that feature industrial styled Kee Klamp railing suited for loft living:
A lot of store fixtures out there are really not designed with the small store owner in mind. This results in an unprofessional look and crowded environment. It's a trap that many store owners fall into.
Everyone knows how important first impressions are. You only get one. First impressions are not just the stuff of job interviews or first dates, they are prevalent in all aspects of life. The retail world is no exception.
This DIY Butcher Block Desk comes to us via Corey M. Let's congratulate him on his awesome new desk and follow along in his build. We'll cover the parts used in this project, any additional features, and how it all comes together. Let's get to it...
After recently moving all production in house,Todd Shelton, an internet fashion retailer that sells men's clothing, started offering tours of their recently built facilities in East Rutherford, NJ. The tours offer people a chance to see their factory, how their clothes are made, and who is making them. This allows for staff to really connect with their customers and visitors the ability to see what the company is up to.
If you're looking to add industrial style lighting to your dwelling or establishment, then look no further. Kee Klamp provides for a superior building material for building fixtures that are easy to work with, easily adjustable, and super sturdy. The unique flexibility of Kee Klamp allows for you to build a completely custom and unique design that fits the atmosphere you are striving for. To give you an idea of the type of fixtures you can build and help to inspire your own creation, here are five industrial style lighting fixtures built with Kee Klamp fittings and pipe.
One of the best features of Kee Klamp is its unique resistance to rust. Due to its galvanization process, Kee Klamp can last 7 times longer than fabricated or welded railing. This equates to Kee Klamp avoiding the deadly signs of rust for nearly 20 years compared to just 2 years in a fabricated railing. This makes it a perfect solution for outdoor railing, particularly for moist, wet environments.
To help inspire your own shelf build, we've compiled a list of 59 DIY shelves built with industrial pipe. Any of these industrial pipe shelves can be easily built with Kee Klamp. Check it out:
To show you the versatility of Kee Klamp in loft applications, here are 5 loft ideas to offer you some inspiration. From loft railing to entire loft structures, all of these ideas are built with Kee Klamp fittings and pipe
If you've ever scoured sites like craigslist for a new boat, you will know that there are a ton of options out there. Both new and used. However, the pricing can range dramatically when searching for a used boat. Newer models look nice and are squeaky clean but can be extremely expensive. However, older models are significantly less saving you quite the pretty penny . The only problem is these older boats can tend to be a bit beat up and outdated having gone through the years. So they can use some TLC.
Hank, the proud owner of this beautiful railing and home, came to us to help him with the remodel of his staircase. He was looking for a railing that would be easy to work with and match the look he was going for in his home.
Attaching a railing to a stone wall may be seem like a daunting task but it's simpler than you may think. This is especially true when using Kee Access ADA Railing The versatility and flexibility of Kee Access makes it easy to add a railing to an irregular surface like a curved stone wall.
When you're an intense computer gamer you need a setup that helps you perform to the best of your ability. Desks built specifically for gaming allow for comfortable playing for long durations, easy access to everything you may need with minimal effort, and room for multiple monitors. It's a must to have more than one monitor for gaming right?
Perhaps the most appealing aspect of industrial chic design is the urban, utilitarian simplicity of weathered steel, recycled and repurposed wood, and exposed seams. The industrial style didn’t actually start as a style at all, but rather as an absence of style that focused on function over form. Instead of hiding evidence of construction with paint and polish, the industrial look lets forged metal, gears, piping, reclaimed wood, and unfinished, rough-around-the-edges surfaces take center stage. The resultant look is a somewhat androgynous style that’s both rugged and sleek, mixing repurposed or reclaimed materials with the feel of a warehouse loft.
Achieving a classic antique look in this world of modern design can be a difficult task. You want something that is simple and elegant yet sophisticated and unique. This curtain rod put together by Kimberly Duran, author of Swoon Worthy, does just that. In a charge to remodel her bathroom, called "Operation Bathroom Remodel", Kimberly came up with this unique design. She uses Kee Klamp fittings and pipe to create the curtain rod and painted it an antique gold color to give it that classy, sophisticated look that pairs well with the other elements in the bathroom. The antique gold look is continued throughout the bathroom including in the chandelier, mirror, faucet, drawer handles, and other various bathroom hardware.
Because of it's ease of use and flexibility, Kee Klamp fittings and pipe can be used in a variety of different DIY furniture builds. One of our most popular projects that our customers like to build are DIY Industrial Pipe Desks. The legs and frame are typically built using Kee Klamp fittings and pipe and then some kind of table top is used to finish the desk. Many of our customers have used Ikea wood table tops and here in our office, we even have a conference table with a concrete table top. But the imagination and creativity doesn't have to stop there. To spark your imagination and to give you an idea of all the different kinds of table tops you can use with Kee Klamp, we have compiled a list of 5 unique table tops ideas that can be used in your next industrial pipe desk project...
Creating a bachelor pad or man cave can be a daunting task for most of us men. A bachelor pad should be manly but distinguished and classy. It should also encompass the personality of the man who lives in it. But where do we start? Where do we look? Fortunately, we're here to help you in your journey of creating your ultimate bachelor pad. We've compiled a list of furniture and other home essentials made with industrial pipe that will fit in any man cave or bachelor pad perfectly...
We recently put in a new coat rack in our office and wanted to share with you how to build it. You can finally stop throwing all your coats and jackets on the floor! Watch Anthony show you how to put it all together or continue reading below for 10 steps to building this uniquely designed Industrial Pipe Coat Rack.
Gym memberships add up quickly and are always crowded at the times you want to go. Manufactured gym equipment can get extremely costly, is very heavy, and is difficult to move. How about you try building your own gym at home? It's easier than you might think.
Design a DIY desk for comfortable keyboard playing that combats stiffness, incorrect posture, back and arm pain, and allows for the correct key attack.
Trying to keep your closet clean and organized can be a hassle and quite the task for many of us. To help inspire and make it easier for you to take control of your closet, we've created a list of 5 tips for organizing your closet with industrial pipe...
We've compiled a list of 5 easy assemble trade show booths and displays that take advantage of Kee Klamp pipe fittings to help you avoid frustration at your next event.
One of our customers, Gabe Diaz, decided to take the plunge and upgrade his apartment with pipe furniture. He opted to use our galvanized Kee Klamp fittings. Below are the items he built to outfit his apartment.
This the wrap up of desk week 2014. We featured seven great customer desks that show the creativity of our customers and versatility of our products.
Simplified Building started back in 2006 with the help of many friends. One of those friends was Tony Steck, a designer with Doxa. With our input, Tony developed the original brand for Simplified Building Concepts.
Give your home a distinctly European look with the addition of a glass panel balcony railing. Glass panels maximize visibility and safety.
After an extremely cold winter, it looks like summer has finally arrived! It's a great time to get outdoors and build something. These outdoor projects will inspire you to build something new this summer.
Bernard Tschumi wanted to design the exhibit himself, using original structures to showcase his work. To accomplish this, Bernard turned to Simplified Building and Kee Klamp fittings. Simplified Building not only provided the fittings and pipe, but also the major installation work that took place on site inside the Pompidou Center.
If you've worked in the IT industry, then you're probably familiar with the need to setup lots of computers at the same time. So what do you do when you need to stage a bunch of computers to setup? Well this is what Tyson Smith did, he built himself an epic U-shaped butcher block work bench.
Pipe is a great option when it comes to building a standing desk. The ten projects listed below have been built by our customers using pipe and Kee Klamp fittings. Be inspired by their work and build your own standing desk by selecting your own fittings, using one of our table frame kits or tapping into our project assistance.
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.
Tables are an everyday part of our life. They support our work, our food, and just about anything else we can accumulate in our homes. The roll that tables play in meals is especially important. How great would it be if you could use a common, everyday structure like a table to memorialize a significant event.
Every year we have many wonderful project submissions from you, our customers! The creativity and ingenuity that goes into to so many of these projects is a joy to see. We've made a tradition to have a contest to let you vote on your favorite customer projects.
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.
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.
Industrial chic is a growing design trend that utilizes hard metals once reserved for technical applications to create softer, functional furniture or decorative accent pieces. One major utilization of this type of design scheme is DIY pipe beds. Constructed from galvanized pipe and lock-in-place, Kee Klamp fittings, these beds epitomize the versatility of this old meets new approach to contemporary interior design.
Music composition requires a special set of equipment that doesn't always fit on a run-of-the-mill desk. Recently a couple of our customers tackled the task of building a special desk to support their music composition equipment.
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.
If you are interested in trying out a standing desk, but you're not sure that you want to make the long term commitment, this is definitely the desk for you. This adjustable height desk can adjust from standard sitting desk height to standing desk height with a few simple adjustments.
This greenhouse was constructed by a retired contractor who enjoys growing his own vegetables. Robert was looking for a way to build a structure to protect his plants and came across Kee Klamp fittings.
When it comes to creative business models, you've got to hand it to the guys at The Trainer's Edge. They have designed a mobile cross training gym that mounts to the roof of their company truck. This gym allows them to take the gym experience right to the parking lot or driveway of their clients.
CrossFit is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds and gyms are popping up all over the country with a need for multi-person pull-up stations that are adjustable and flexible. Kee Klamp helps to accomplish the construction of these pull-up stations by providing a system that is both industrial strength and adjustable.
John Urban, of John Urban Productions, turned to Kee Klamp fittings to build himself a unique custom desk complete with casters and an antiqued metal finish. John found the desk top at a university surplus store and then went to work with pipe and fittings to create the base for the table.
Finding a bookshelf that will fit into the corner of a room is a difficult task. When faced with that scenario, Rachel, from Upstate New York, turned to Kee Lite pipe fittings. She transformed a fairly ho-hum rustic space into a more modern office area through the addition of some paint, flooring and industrial-styled furniture such as this corner pipe shelf.
Not so long ago, if you wanted a customized piece of indoor or outdoor furniture you most likely had to pay a craftsperson or company to make it for you. Although the option of DIY furniture design was always available, you were like a ship without a sail if you lacked the serious carpentry or welding skills necessary to execute the design.
Colorized version of our Furniture Grade PVC fittings are now available. Color furniture grade PVC fittings have a small up charge and are sometimes subject to a minimum order size. Both fittings and pipe are available in the new list of colors