I recently made a copper tubing coil to use in a solar-powered water-boiler and learned the right way and the wrong way to bend copper tubing.  The tubing is easy to bend when making large-radius curves, but is likely to kink or crush when trying to make smaller-radius bends.  I learned that I could avoid those problems by filling the tube with salt before bending. Here's what I used. .25 inch Copper pipe.  5 feet long 1/4 cup of Salt.  (Fine, dry Sand would also work) Tap...

How to Bend Copper Pipe and Tubing Without Crushing It

I recently made a copper tubing coil to use in a solar-powered water-boiler and learned the right way and the wrong way to bend copper tubing.

DIY Copper Garden Projects • Lots of Ideas & Tutorials!

DIY Copper Garden Projects

DIY Outdoor Ideas and DIY Gardening Projects - Copper Garden Projects and step by step Tutorials!

Love My Art Jewelry: Copper Tube Cutting Tutorial.....

Love My Art Jewelry: Copper Tube Cutting Tutorial. A GREAT place to buy inexpensive copper tubing is at Lowes or Home Depot in the HVAC and plumbing sections

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily - Jewelry Making Daily

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily - Jewelry…

Copper tube necklace - Gather Goods Co - Raleigh, NC

Copper tube necklace

Chainmaille Inspired Recycled Copper Tubing by OnocleaStudios

Chainmaille Inspired Recycled Copper Tubing by OnocleaStudios

Tutorial : Making copper beads from copper tubing...I have a pipe cutter and some copper tubing..yay!

Tutorial : Making copper beads from copper tubing. a pipe cutter and some copper tubing.

How-To: Copper Tubing Bangle Bracelets #DIY #jewelry #bracelets

How-To: Copper Tubing Bangle Bracelets

Another pinner said "I created this by cutting out copper strips and bending them into these tube shapes then enameling them."

I created this by cutting out copper strips and bending them into these tube shapes then enameling them - Pendente con sezioni di tubo di rame smaltate

Simple sayings stacking bangles made from recycled copper tubing: julie marie jewelry www.etsy.com/shop/eclecticredesigns

Simple sayings stacking bangles made from recycled copper tubing: julie marie je.

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads

Easy Enameling: Make Enameled Copper-Tube Beads - Jewelry Making Daily - Jewelry Making Daily

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