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DIY Portable Floating Dock

DIY Portable Floating Dock

 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.

Build Your Own Kayak Trailer: No Welding or Cutting Required

Build Your Own Kayak Trailer: No Welding or Cutting Required

 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.

DIY Free Standing Pull-Up Bar

DIY Free Standing Pull-Up Bar

 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.

Outdoor Banner Frames - Choosing the Right One

Outdoor Banner Frames - Choosing the Right One

 Choose from 4 different types of Outdoor Banner Frames for your business and learn the advantages of using Kee Klamp.

Build An Entire Home Gym From Industrial Pipe

Build An Entire Home Gym From Industrial Pipe

 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.

5 Easy To Assemble Trade Show Booth Displays

5 Easy To Assemble Trade Show Booth Displays

 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.

Use The Right Material To Build The Ultimate Structure For Your Obstacle Race

Use The Right Material To Build The Ultimate Structure For Your Obstacle Race

 Choosing the right material for your Obstacle Race Course build is crucial. You want an obstacle that is not only creative and will push the limits of your participants but a structure that is cost effective and able to keep up with the amount of abuse put on it. There are three main types of material that can be used to build obstacles...

Restoring Rusted Steel Structures with Kee Klamp

Restoring Rusted Steel Structures with Kee Klamp

 Years ago, our local YMCA had purchased some slip-on fittings to create a water slide for their pool area. After 10 years, the pipe and fittings were starting to rust through due to the constant exposure to the chlorinated water. Most of the lower half of this structure was now compromised. It was no longer safe for the kids to climb, leaving it out of commission.

Architectural Students Explore Shape Shifting Structures Using Kee Klamp

Architectural Students Explore Shape Shifting Structures Using Kee Klamp

 Follow the work of Lehigh University students as they construct a structure that can change it's shape. Kee Klamp and pipe feature heavily in this unique university experiment.

Build Your Own Heavy Duty, Portable Lacrosse Net

Build Your Own Heavy Duty, Portable Lacrosse Net

 Long time customer, Dan Harden, had some Kee Klamp fittings left over from an old project. When his son took up an interest in lacrosse, Dan got the idea to build him a high quality net using some leftover fittings.

Custom Art Display Panels that Create Unique Geometries and Infinite Possibilities

Custom Art Display Panels that Create Unique Geometries and Infinite Possibilities

 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.

Portable Frame for Traveling Camera Exhibit

Portable Frame for Traveling Camera Exhibit

 Stephen Takacs is a photographer from Columbus, Ohio with a creative mission. He wants to get people to experience the inner workings of a camera. To do this, Stephen has created a giant camera obscura that people can walk inside to get a better understanding of how a camera works.

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.

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

Sky Barn Dream Tree House

 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.

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.

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.

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. Hoop houses and high tunnel greenhouses are simple structures that help farmers extend the growing season.

Pull Up Bar - Adjustable and Portable

Pull Up Bar - Adjustable and Portable

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

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.

DIY End Zone Camera Quadpod

DIY End Zone Camera Quadpod

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

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.

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.

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.

Bed Made with Kee Klamp featured in HGTV Green Home 2010

Bed Made with Kee Klamp featured in HGTV Green Home 2010

 Kids loft bed featured on HGTV features Kee Klamp pipe fittings for the railing and ladder

Hybrid Pipe Bed Made with Kee Klamp Fittings

Hybrid Pipe Bed Made with Kee Klamp Fittings

 Instructions to build a pipe bed frame made with Kee Klamp pipe fittings

New Paris Art Center Arrayed with Kee Klamp Booths

New Paris Art Center Arrayed with Kee Klamp Booths

 Paris has a new art center in the 19th arrondissement.¬†During its construction and now in its opening it is arrayed with booths and signage made from Kee Lite aluminum fittings.¬†

Kee Klamp Contraption on UK’s “Bang Goes the Theory”

Kee Klamp Contraption on UK’s “Bang Goes the Theory”

 Kee Klamp contraption used in the opening of a popular TV program in the UK

Kids Playhouse Made with PVC Pipe and Fittings

Kids Playhouse Made with PVC Pipe and Fittings

 Kids Playhouse Made with PVC Pipe and Fittings

Bridal Boutique Dress Racks with a Modern Elegance

Bridal Boutique Dress Racks with a Modern Elegance

 Calla Bridal is an elegant bridal boutique located in Seattle, Washington. Owner and operator, Ms. Liang, used Kee Klamp fittings to construct custom garment racks made specifically to support bridal dresses.

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