Copper Cookbook Holder

Keep cookbooks and tablets in place with this luxe-for-less copper holder.

Keep cookbooks and tablets in place with this luxe-for-less copper holder.

The sleekest and most stylish color to have in your home this year is copper. Featured most often in light fixtures, drawer pulls, and furniture accents, it's unlikely you've seen a copper kitchen accent quite like this. Check out how we make this copper cookbook holder.


  • Tubing Cutter
  • Marker
  • Glue
  • 2 Street Elbows
  • 1/2-Inch Copper Pipe
  • 2 Tees
  • 4 Pipe Caps
  • Ruler
  • 2 90-Degree Elbows

How To:


Step 1. Take the ruler and marker, and mark the following sections on your copper pipe: one 6-inch piece; four 4-inch pieces; and two 1-inch pieces.

Step 2. With the tubing cutter, cut each of the pieces.

Step 3. Start with a street elbows and one of the 4-inch copper pieces. Glue them together, and repeat with the other street elbow and another 4-inch copper piece.

Step 4. Glue and assemble the street elbow/4-inch pieces to the 6-inch copper piece. Set aside.


Step 5. Gather the remaining 4-inch copper pieces, two tees, and the 1-inch pieces.

Step 6. Attach the 4- and 1-inch pieces to the tees lengthwise.

Step 7. The 90-degree elbows will attach to the opposite end of the 4-inch copper pipes.

Step 8. Use the pipe caps to cover the ends of the 90-degree elbows and the 1-inch copper pieces.

Step 9. Attach the legs to the back with glue via the remaining opening in the tees and the ends of the 4-inch copper pieces.

Step 10. Let dry, and use for books or tablets to help you create your best recipes.



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