• PVC Projects

    PVC Bike Rack for the Entire Family

    I have been wanting to make a bike rack for three years.  There was no doubt in my mind I would make it from PVC but there are so many designs out there and I couldn’t decide on one.  Lo and behold I finally decided on one and I am pretty happy with it.  I may make some individual bike stands for at home but this works quite well for the campground.   This particular version holds seven bikes (although technically one is a zike) but it can also hold scooters.  We have all wide tired bikes versus road bikes.  If you are making this for road bikes or some…

  • PVC Projects

    The Making of Hula Hoops!

      Have you ever purchased hula hoops from a store like Walmart or Target?  They are cheaply made, inexpensive and break within a day of use.  They are not designed to actually be used for any length of time.  So you can buy one of those for $5 or you can make alot of them for a whole lot less.   All you need to do is purchase some rolls of 3/4″ or 1″ PVC irrigation pipe (I purchased 3/4″ but prefer 1″).  They come in rolls of  100 feet or 300 feet.  I could have gotten 1″ in a roll of 300 feet but definitely didn’t need that much.…