It is always very enjoyable to make the pieces that will decorate the house, is not it? So in today's post, we'll teach you how to make PVC lamps. Yes, that's right, we're talking about those pipes used in construction. If you do not have any leftovers in your house, just jump up to the nearest building material store and buy a piece the size you will need.
Who would have thought that with such an inexpensive and important material for the operation of the house it was possible to make beautiful handmade pieces. And not only beautiful but also functional. After all, everyone needs a spot of light somewhere.
PVC luminaires can be made in different shapes and sizes. It is also possible to determine whether it will be used on the ceiling, on the wall, on the table or in the garden, for example. And the best of all is that it costs a little to do one of these. To get an idea, the price of a simple model of lamp made only with barrel, wires, lamp and spray paint does not cost more than $ 50. That's right, while stores sell expensive lamps, you can make a good one yourself little.
How to Make PVC Fixtures: Step by Step
Good, but now, let's get down to business. Check out below two tutorial videos that teach you the step-by-step how to make a PVC lamp. Based on them, you can produce other models by varying the design, colors and size.
1. Learn how to make a PVC ceiling lamp
2. How to make PVC lamp using the drill
And the selection of images in the sequel will inspire you to create amazing PVC fixtures for you to use in your home, give away or even sell around. Prepared? So, let's get down to business:
Picture 1 - One inside the other: simple PVC lamp, but that makes all the difference in the environment.
In this luminaire, the smaller barrel was inserted into the larger barrel. The red spray paint imparts a uniform and bright paint to the part.
Picture 2 - PVC luminaire: to help shape the PVC pipe the tip is to warm it slightly in the fire.
Picture 3 - Pendant PVC lamp; the metallic paint appreciated the piece.
Picture 4 - Metallic painting gives PVC luminaires an industrial and modern style.
Picture 5 - Floor lamp made with PVC pipes; use elbows and sutures without fear.
Picture 6 - PVC ceiling lamp.
The luminaires, whether ceiling, floor or wall, are very simple to make. The difference between them is the positioning of the lamp nozzle. In this model, the drill was used to create the drawing and the leaked spots through which the light passes.
Picture 7 - PVC wall lamps: modern, beautiful and functional.
Figure 8 - You can also create a model of PVC lamp where you can direct the focus of light, like that of the image.
Picture 9 - PVC luminaires can be made of the size and thickness you wish.
Picture 10 - Black ceiling lamp made of PVC.
Picture 11 - PVC lamp: simple and great craftsmanship.
PVC luminaires can also be coated with paper or cloth. Take care that the light output is sufficient, especially for floor, wall and floor lamps.
Picture 12 - Thin PVC canopy was the ideal choice for this pendant wall lamp.
Picture 13 - PVC lamp: use creativity and create a unique and original piece.
Picture 14 - A minimalist PVC lamp.
Picture 15 - Bet industrial style with PVC lamps.
Image 16 - A designer shop PVC lamp model.
You can create incredible pieces with PVC. In this model, for example, the design is so modern and differentiated that it could be easily sold in a home decor store.
Picture 17 - In the garden, PVC lamps are also very welcome.
Picture 18 - Differential cuts in PVC form beautiful designs in this lamp.
Picture 19 - Bench lamp made with PVC pipe.
Image 20 - And what do you think of a PVC chandelier? It is perfectly possible as well.
Image 21 - Directed PVC luminaire.
The home office desks always need a complementary light to ensure comfort and practicality. In this case, the chosen lamp is PVC and has the differential of being mobile, directing the light to where it is most needed.
Image 22 - Imagination without limits: a robot PVC lamp.
Image 23 - Water or light? This PVC lamp produces a very interesting effect. Like the idea?
Image 24 - Twisted pipe turned a beautiful PVC ceiling lamp.
Image 25 - Red wire is on display to complete the proposal of this PVC lamp.
Picture 26 - PVC luminaire two in one.
This wall lamp has two simple pipes superimposed and cut diagonally. One of the lamps can be directed to the bed and the other to the bedside lamp.
Figure 27 - One up, one down, an example to make with PVC.
Image 28 - Three simple pipes, one next to the other; the charm of this PVC lamp is in harmony between colors.
Picture 29 - Of simple format, the highlight of this PVC wall lamp is black.
Picture 30 - Twisting in the barrel makes the lamp look fragile; just seems!
Image 31 - Varied sizes and a single color of PVC luminaire.
It does not take much to create a luminaire of style and presence. In this model, the option was to use various sizes of pipes to form an asymmetrical effect on the part. The contrast of the black with the gray of the ceiling helps to leave the environment even more modern.
Image 32 - Otherwise: in this PVC luminaire, the light aperture was made on the side.
Picture 33 - Twists and holes composes this PVC lamp.
Picture 34 - Do you like colors? Then you will fall in love with these PVC fixtures.
Picture 35 - Lamp with carbon filaments add value to the PVC luminaire.
Picture 36 - It looks like clay but it is not.
The choice of color and paint make a lot of difference in the final look of the luminaire. Give preference to spray paint, since it offers a more uniform finish and, remember to plan well the choice of color.
Image 37 - For the most modern: PVC lamps with abstract shapes.
Picture 38 - And why not leave the lamp all white?
Picture 39 - Give the indirect light effect to the side of the bed using PVC pipe.
Picture 40 - A slight bump in the barrel and you already have a differentiated PVC lamp.
Image 41 - If you prefer, use the PVC pipe cut in half
This is another example of how PVC luminaires can be made. Here, the PVC pipes were cut in half, vertically, and grouped. Finally, metallic spray paint.
Picture 42 - With a table model, you can take your PVC lamp to wherever you want.
Picture 43 - What if instead of water, light comes out?
Picture 44 - Illuminated sticks: turn on the light and take it wherever you want.
Picture 45 - PVC mobile luminaire: this wall model can be easily transported also, just adapt a support to fix it to the wall.
Picture 46 - PVC lamp in the shape of a ball of light.
Have you seen how it is possible to create numerous formats for PVC luminaires? With a little creativity and inspiration you can produce unique design pieces.
Image 47 - PVC luminaires with empty designs: one of the most common models taught on the internet.
Picture 48 - Paint the piece from the outside, but remember to paint it inside as well; so you guarantee an even more beautiful finish to the luminaire.
Image 49 - PVC lamps suspended in the ceiling; full of movement and joy.
Image 50 - It even looks like a flame goes inside the PVC lamp, but it's just light effect caused by the color of the paint.
Image 51 - PVC luminaires cast.
The cast PVC luminaire models are very successful and not to be outdone. The pieces become more sophisticated and, not from afar, resemble construction pipes.
Picture 52 - Casting of the luminaires creates a diffuse light effect, leaving the atmosphere cozy.
Picture 53 - More elaborate model, but equally possible to be done.
To make such a model, you may need a little more practice with the material. To make this lamp were used several pieces of PVC pipes cut diagonally. The impressive effect of the piece is given, above all, by the play of lights.
Image 54 - It could be a shoe, but it's just another creative model of PVC lamp.
Picture 55 - Another idea of a lamp for the fans of a minimalist life.
Image 56 - The lamp is PVC ... and other materials as well.
If you want an even more sustainable PVC lamp model, you can choose something similar or similar to the image. In it, the base is made of PVC, but the lamp nozzle is a piece of milk bottle.
Image 57 - An unusual model: PVC lamp with lid.
The luminaires in this image have a cover that regulates the light output. Interesting idea, is not it?
Image 58 - PVC elbow can also be used for creating fixtures.
Did you look at everything in your house and find no pipes? No problem, can use some connection, such as PVC elbows, for example. The result you see in the image.
Image 59 - PVC lamp grab handle.
Look how creative that idea is. The barrel was twisted until it was fixed to the wooden support. A simple but very original model with a charming effect.
Image 60 - Modern PVC table lamp.
A modern, minimalist and original proposal. The idea is simple: wide PVC pipes fixed in supports of varied size. The combination of black and white contributes to the modern effect of the piece.