10+ Summer Project Ideas Using Pipe

10+ Summer Project Ideas Using Pipe

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.

Outdoor Kitchen or Grill Island

Outdoor Kitchen or Grill Island

In the summer it's too nice to cook inside. Build yourself an outdoor grill station using a firm foundation of pipe and Kee Lite fittings. Our aluminum fittings are designed to weather harsh outdoor conditions.

Also see: Pipe & Butcher Block Rolling Kitchen Island

Create a Support Structure for a Climbing Plan

Create a Support Structure for a Climbing Plant

From wisteria to grape vines, climbing plants love to have a place to roam. Wood structures can rot over time and may not fit the aesthetic you're looking for. Try building a pergola for your climbing plants out of pipe and fittings like Peter did in this project.

Also see: Grape Vine Trellis, Grape Vine Pergola

Rolling Table for Your Deck

Rolling Table for Your Deck

You built that deck so that you could sit out there right!? So build yourself a nice rolling table so you can move the table to the best locations. This table will give you a lot of flexibility for daily dining and entertaining.

Also see: Rolling Pipe Table with Antiqued Metal Effect

Build a Backyard Greenhouse

Build a Backyard Greenhouse

Get a jump start on next year's growing season by building yourself a backyard greenhouse. This simple structure can be covered with greenhouse plastic to create the perfect environment for young plants.

Also see: Large Commercial Greenhouses

Railing for Your Steps

Railing for Your Steps

Now is the time to work on the project that you've been putting off all winter. If you've got some slippery steps, install a sturdy handrail. Your elderly guests and your home insurance company will thank you!

Also see: Simple Rail Handrail Kits

Shade Structure Built on a Solid Foundation

Shade Structure Built on a Solid Foundation

Creating a cool place to escape the heat is a great idea for a summer project. This shade structure was attached to the porch of Norwich University's Solar Decathlon contest entry.

Also see: Canvas Shade Structure, Shade for Cows!

Personal Outdoor Gym and Workout Structure

Personal Outdoor Gym and Workout Structure

Take your routine outside this summer with a workout cube. Design a structure that facilitates the kinds of exercises that work best for your body.

Also see: CrossFit Pull Up Station, Portable Workout Gym

Heavy Duty Portable Soccer Goal

Heavy Duty Portable Soccer Goal

Most of the time when you think "portable soccer goal" you think "cheap piece of PVC junk." No longer! This project shows you how to build a heavy duty portable soccer goal out of pipe.

Also see: Obstacles for Obstacle Races

Soak Up the Sun with a Solar Array

Soak Up the Sun with a Solar Array

Solar panel frames can be built out of Kee Klamp fittings and pipe. Check out these solar panel projects to get some hot ideas for soaking up the sun.

Also see: Solar Array on the Go

Banner Support for Local Sporting Events

Banner Support for Local Sporting Events

From finish line to sponsorship banners, build a durable, reusable structure to hang signage.

Also see: Maker Faire Sign Supports

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