Industrial Organization Bookends

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KariAnne Wood KariAnne Wood
Industrial Organization Bookends


Add some functionality to your man cave or living room and keep your favorite books proudly displayed. Creating bookends from copper and galvanized pipe gives a two-tone effect that will complement any décor, while adding the perfect amount of industrial flair.


  • (12) pieces of 5” x ½” plumbing pipe
  • (12) pieces of ½” 90 degree connectors
  • Copper spray paint
  • Krazy Glue Maximum Bond


  1. Spray paint the 90 degree connectors with copper spray paint. Let dry.
  2. Attach five 5” pieces of galvanized piping with four 90 degree connectors. Apply Krazy Glue on the ends and screw together.
  3. Flip up two more 90 degree connectors and attach the remaining galvanized pipe to create a finished bookend. Apply glue and let dry.
  4. Repeat for second bookend.