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Make a copper candlestick

Copper is making a strong comeback in decoration trends. This DIY candlestick is a beautiful gift idea with a unique style that everyone will love!
Difficulty level: Easy
Duration: 1 hour

Gather the material


Measure and cut the copper pipe

  • Use the permanent marker to indicate measurements on the pipe and cut pieces using the tubing cutter:
    • 4 x 2 ¼’’ pieces
    • 3 x 8’’ pieces
    • 2 x 2 ¾’’ pieces
    • 1 x ¾’’ piece

Assemble without glue

  • 3.1 - Start by assembling the pipe pieces with different elbows and other fittings without using glue.
  • 3.2 - Once you are satisfied with how it looks, disassemble the candlestick.

Glue the parts together

  • 4.1 - Glue the interior of one of the caps by spreading a small amount of epoxy glue (carefully read instructions on the glue’s packaging before starting) on the inside using a popsicle stick.
  • 4.2 - Insert the copper pipe.
  • 4.3 - If necessary, clean off excess glue with mineral spirits or fondue fuel.
  • 4.4 - Repeat the steps above until you have completed the candlestick.
  • 4.5 - Let the glue dry for 24 hours.

Pro Tip

Place the candlestick on a plate to avoid damage and wax dripping on the table.

Add the candles, light them up and admire your work