12 Awesome PVC Projects
PVC (PolyVinyl Chloride) pipes are widely used in plumbing. They are inexpensive and sturdy, yet still flexible enough that they can molded into many shapes. Because of the low cost of PVC and its ready availability, it is a favorite material for DIY projects. These are projects you can enjoy with your kids because they don’t require much in the way of heavy power tools, so it’s safe and fun for everyone involved.
We’ve put together a list of twelve PVC projects that are ingenious. These ideas have applications for both daily living and survival scenarios. Another thing to remember is to paint PVC pipes if you plan to use them outdoors, as they will deteriorate with exposure to the sun. They will become brittle and break all to pieces.
PVC Project #1: Collapsible Boat
This is a boat that really floats, made out of PVC pipes and some sturdy tarp. The designer is planning to add a sail for greater speed and maneuverability. A boat like this could be a life saver in a survival situation. It is easy to build, requires readily available materials and keeps you afloat. It could be used as a fishing vessel or a way to cross water while keeping your family and your possessions nice and dry.