Top
Have you read the brand new book all about home, Home Made Lovely?

Pipe Fitting Handle Instructions

Hello friends! Welcome to day three of Barn Door Week! Yesterday we showed you how to get the same grey wash finish we created on our barn door. Today we’re giving you the goods on how to recreate our fabulous industrial pipe fitting handle. 

how to make pipe fitting handles

Part of the charm of our DIY Barn Door and DIY Barn Door Track That Won’t Break the Bank is this Pipe Fitting Handle. Follow the instructions below to make your own!

PIPE FITTING

How to Make Pipe Fitting Handles

Supplies

  • fitting black iron floor flange 1″ qty=4
  • fitting black iron 90 degree elbow 1″ qty=4
  • black steel pipe nipple 1″ x close qty=4
  • black steel pipe nipple 1″ x 16″ long qty=2
  • #12 x 1-1/4″ long screws qty=16

Instructions

1. Twist one black steel pipe nipple 1″ x close into one fitting black iron floor flange 1″.

2. Add one fitting black iron 90 degree elbow 1″ to nipple.

3. Attach black steel pipe nipple 1″ x 16″ long to 90 degree elbow from step 2.

4. Twist one black steel pipe nipple 1″ x close onto 16″ long steel pipe from step 3.

5. Attach one fitting black iron floor flange 1″ to other end of  black steel pipe nipple 1″ x close from step 4.

6. Repeat Steps 1-5 for second handle. See photo above for a visual aid. Set both handles aside until door is assembled.

Click on the links below to be taken to each step to build your own DIY Barn Door and DIY Barn Door Track That Won’t Break the Bank!

  1. Instructions for Grey Wash Wood Finish
  2. Pipe Fitting Handle Instructions (YOU ARE HERE!)
  3. Sliding Barn Door Plans

Or click here for our original Upcycled Barn Door Reveal.

I'd love it if you'd share:

home made lovely book on table with get it now text button

I'd love to chat with you in the comments!

Comments

  1. bill stewart says

    Hi, I love your open shelves. Did you purchase the metal bracket that attaches to the sides or did you make it somehow? Thanks!

  2. Karin B says

    Your instructions are so easy to follow. Thank you so much!

    Can you also tell me what the metal strip next to the door handle is?

  3. Christy M Watson says

    What is the metal strip on the door called that holds the door together and that has the wheel on the end that connects to part of the track, or where can it be purchased? Hope I made sense.

Student love

I found my style and was able to bring our small space together by creating a cozy and inviting home...

Danae C.

I loved the lesson on color theory, and also THAT YOU TOLD US EXACTLY WHAT ORDER TO DECORATE IN!

Erica L.

My ah-ha moment was when I realized how much time and money we have spent in the past couple of...

Cheryl P.

I love your easy process to determine my style. I've also learned that my style has changed over the years and seasons...

Sheryl R.

Your explanation of paint colors was the light bulb moment for me! Your explanation would have saved us from painting...

Pat Jensen