Take a good look at the lovely things in the photos of this NYC home. What if I told you they were the handiwork of two young roommates, created on the cheap, in the middle of their rented apartment, with the use of ONE (and only one) power tool, a drill? Impressive? Yes! Welcome to Jeremy and Ralph’s House of DIY …
The Project: Pipe Fitting Bookshelves
The Materials: Gas pipe from Home Depot, 1×12 8′ planks of pine from local lumber yard, stained to look antiqued.
The Story: Trying to build furniture with no prior experience, without proper tools, and inside a poorly ventilated apartment. The living room was a wood-shop for approximately three months, constantly covered in dust, and often smelling of veneer/turpentine/wood stain.