DIY PVC Pipe Organizer Roundup

Do you have leftover PVC pipe sitting in your garage or workshop? These quick and easy DIY Organizers will put that PVC pipe to work organizing your workshop. With three easy ideas for organizing you’ll have your space turned around in no time!

PVC Wall Catch All

This catch all option is great for all the loose items that take up space on your workbench. With this PVC catch all, you’ll be able to keep your workbench clear but everything you need will be in reach when you need it.

Start by measuring the length of the PVC that you'll want to use.

Start by measuring the length of the PVC that you’ll want to use.

Start by measuring your PVC and determining the length of the organizers.

Slice the PVC Pipe at a 45 degree angle on one end. The other end should have a straight cut.

Slice the PVC Pipe at a 45 degree angle on one end. The other end should have a straight cut.

Then slice one end of the PVC pipe at a 45-degree angle to fit flush along the board. The other end of the pipe should be cut straight.

Slice the board down to size if necessary.

Slice the board down to size if necessary.

If you need to cut your board to size, do so now.

Predrill a hole in the PVC pipe to mark where it will be attached to the board.

Predrill a hole in the PVC pipe to mark where it will be attached to the board.

When the PVC pipe is sliced, space them out along the board and mark where each piece will sit on the board. We left 2-3 inches of space between each pipe. While the pipe is sitting on the board, predrill a hole through the pipe where it will be attached. Then remove the pipe and predrill a hole in the board where the pipe will be attached.

You can paint the PVC pipe any way you'd like.

You can paint the PVC pipe any way you’d like.

Now is a great time to paint the board and the PVC pipes. You certainly don’t need to paint them, but we wanted to add some color to our workspace by painting the PVC black and the board red. You can personalize this project even more by painting a pattern onto the board or pipes.

Start attaching the PVC pipe to the board from the top down.

Start attaching the PVC pipe to the board from the top down.

When the paint is dry, start securing the PVC pipes along the board. If you’re placing them on the board vertically, make sure you work from the top down.

When the PVC pipe is secure, attach the organizer to the wall.

When the PVC pipe is secure, attach the organizer to the wall.

When the pipes are secure, attach the board to the wall. It’s time to clear off that workbench and get organized!

 

 PVC Pegboard Organizer

Use PVC pipe for a simple organizer for your pegboard to catch all your loose workbench supplies.

A simple organizer for your pegboard to catch all your loose workbench supplies.

If you have some leftover pieces of PVC pipe, this is the perfect use! With a couple pegboard hooks, you’ll have a bonus organizer that keeps your stuff in place. This option is handy for keeping track of loose items like zip ties, small tools without a home, and pencils or markers. Easily personalized, this organizer can be used for a pegboard in your home or workshop.

Start by measuring the length of the pegboard hook to your PVC pipe.

Start by measuring the length of the pegboard hook to your PVC pipe.

Start by measuring the pegboard hooks and marking the PVC pipe with the length you’d like your organizers. We kept our PVC pipe a little shorter than the hook so the organizers would stay in place.

Slice the PVC pipe straight along the mark you previously made.

Slice the PVC pipe along the mark you previously made.

Once you have the measurements marked on your PVC, cut them to size. You can also sand down any rough edges on the PVC pipe.

Slide the PVC pipe onto the pegboard hooks and space them out as needed on your pegboard.

Slide the PVC pipe onto the pegboard hooks and space them out as needed.

Now place the hooks on your pegboard and slide the PVC pipe on!

 PVC Wall Storage

Store your long-handled tools with this easy wall organizer.

Store your long-handled tools with this easy organizer.

Long handled tools can be difficult to keep organized. With this wall storage solution, you’ll be able to keep your stuff in place and ready to use.

Attach the back boards to your wall, with a couple feet left between them.

Attach the back boards to your wall, with a couple feet left between them.

First secure the boards to your wall. You’ll want to leave a foot or two open between them to make sure your tools are held in securely. Without the space between the boards you run into handles that don’t stay in place.

Cut the PVC pipe at a 45 degree angle on both ends.

Cut the PVC pipe at a 45 degree angle on both ends.

Next, measure and cut sections of PVC. They’ll need to be cut at 45 degree angles on both sides so you can attach them to the board later.

Predrill holes in open ends the PVC pipe where it will be attached to the board.

Predrill holes in the PVC pipe where it will be attached to the board.

Since our pipes were a bit longer than the board, we drilled two holes in the top half of the pipe to doubly secure it to the board.

Attach the PVC pipe to the board, leaving space between them for the wide tools.

Attach the PVC pipe to the board, leaving space between them for the wide tools.

Attach the PVC pipe to the board and keep an even space in between each pipe. Then attach the remaining 4 pipes to the bottom board, underneath the pipes on the top board. Be sure that they are attached directly underneath the top pipe. Our pipe is 1 ½ in but if you have larger tools that you need to store, you can find plenty of sizes that will fit your needs.

When the pipes are attached, it's time to use the organizer.

When the pipes are attached, it’s time to use the organizer.

The wall organizer is finished! Start putting away your tools and wait to see your transformed garage.

Check out our full tutorial video with step by step instructions for all three of our DIY PVC Organizers.

2 replies
  1. Donny Dunbar
    Donny Dunbar says:

    Can yall send pictures of the inside ofbthe pro tall barn. Need more info than the outside outside picture
    Thanks
    Donny Dunbar

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