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xx   PIPE & TUBE

How to work with plastic pipe.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1972 (v.50#2) pg. 123

Be your own plumber. Plastic and copper piping. What you need to know for improvements and repairs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 34

How to update your home's plumbing. Plastic pipe and fittings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1982 (v.5#9) pg. 15

Advice on joining ABS pipe and fittings, especially larger pipes.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 16

Home-run plumbing system holds promise, saves time. Introduction to the use of polybutylene plumbing and water manifolds.
COST CUTS Nov-Dec 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 9

Reference tables of standard dimensions for plumbing pipe, telescoping aluminum tubing antenna elements, round aluminum tube, and Schedule 40 copper pipe.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1998 (v.54#2) pg. 34

How to make lightweight structural tubes (0.5" to 6" diameter) by molding fiberglass and epoxy over plastic pipe.
E.A.A. TECHNICAL COUNSELOR NEWS Dec 1991-Feb 1992 pg. 8

How to add a new water line to an existing plumbing system using plastic pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #143 Mar 1973 (v.23#3) pg. 44

How to work with plastic pipe. Includes general information plus specific tips on the hookup for a water heater and a water softener.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #186 Jan 1978 (v.28#1) pg. 22

How to plan a drain-waste-vent system using plastic pipe. Covers typical bathroom rough plumbing, tub and shower installation, and toilet waste pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 85

Tip on installing a plastic transition union to join plastic and galvanized steel water pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #246 Feb 1984 (v.34#2) pg. 66

Basic home plumbing. How to cut and fit plastic pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #257 Mar 1985 (v.35#3) pg. 80

Plumbing with plastic pipe. The three kinds of plastic pipe and fittings (PVC, CPVC and PB) are explained.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 56

Tip on how to make an accurate (straight) cut around PVC pipe when using a handsaw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #313 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 99

Tip on stopping minor leaks in PVC drain fittings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 108

Working with plastic plumbing pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 77

Tip on cutting PVC pipe using a mason's line.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 97

Tip on using an ordinary toy balloon to hold back dripping water long enough to attach a new fitting to plastic pipe.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 28

Simple jig for cutting ABS plastic pipe with great accuracy and exactly square.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #74 Apr-May 1992 pg. 24

Technique for getting a grip on a broken off plastic nipple so that it can be unscrewed and removed.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 28

Plumbing with flexible pipe. Polybutylene pipe will provide leak-free service if installed properly. A look at the selection and installation of various fittings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #78 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 74
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 8

Tip on making a clean cut in plastic pipe using ordinary nylon mason's line.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 28

Simple cutter for plastic drainpipe works from the inside. It is made from wood and a sharp drywall screw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 30

Tip on bending PVC pipe to conform to irregular shapes.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 6

How to slightly reduce the end diameter of a piece of PVC pipe using boiling water and hose clamps. Facilitates the mating of rigid and flexible dust-collection ductwork.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 18

How and where to install flexible polybutylene pipe for both water supply and sewer pipes.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1986 (v.11#1) pg. 62

Working with plastic hot and cold water line pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 100

How to make any sink waste connection easier and better with plastic pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1978 (v.3#5) pg. 79

How to install your own plumbing with plastic pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1979 (v.4#4) pg. 88

Three ways to plumb with plastic pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1979 (v.4#5) pg. 64

Be your own plumber. How to plumb a bathroom using plastic pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 72

Make a flange to seal the crack where PVC pipe passes through a wall or floor.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 11

How to install a plastic plumbing system. System described is for the prepanelized vacation home shown in the June 1971 issue.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #540 May 1973 (v.69) pg. 86

The ABCs of plastic pipe. Descriptions of the five types of plastic used and tips on cutting and fitting.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #587 Apr 1977 (v.73) pg. 80

Home owner's plumbing. Tips on working with polybutylene plastic pipe.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1981 (v.2#1) pg. 40

Plumbing with plastic. A guide to seven types of plastics available and tips when buying the materials for a home plumbing job.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 30

Tip: How to couple terra-cotta drain pipe to PVC pipe.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1979 (v.7#10) pg. 119

Tips on how to work with plastic piping.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1970 (v.134#3) pg. 172

How to work with plastic pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1974 (v.141#1) pg. 82

How to work with plastic pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 138

Do your own plumbing with plastic pipe. Basic techniques and supplies are illustrated.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1980 (v.153#1) pg. 106

Plastic pipe cuts plumbing costs. A report on new materials for building and remodeling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1966 (v.188#1) pg. 148

How to build furniture from plastic pipe. Includes instructions for making a sling chair, a castered serving cart, and three styles of shelving.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1974 (v.204#2) pg. 104

Use a plumbing manifold or water-supply "control center" to make it easier to hook up a new bathroom. All of the water shutoff valves are grouped together in one place. Flexible plastic pipe is then used to get water to sink, tub or toilet.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1977 (v.210#3) pg. 120

Solvent welding simplifies plastic pipe plumbing. How to choose and use the correct cement for various types of plastic pipe.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1981 (v.218#1) pg. 115

Tip: How to shorten the amount of space needed for an elbow, Y or T bend when using plastic pipe.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1981 (v.218#5) pg. 143

How to patch a crack in plastic pipe without removing the damaged section.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1982 (v.220#3) pg. 122

How to shop for quality plastic plumbing supplies.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1982 (v.221#6) pg. 84

Assemble a kit of CPVC plumbing parts for emergency plumbing repairs.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1983 (v.222#5) pg. 124

How to work with flexible polybutylene pipe. It is assembled with solid-brass, crimp-on fittings using a special crimping tool.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1984 (v.225#4) pg. 116

Plastic plumbing. An expert's tips on installing CPVC tubing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1984 (v.225#6) pg. 105

Patching plastic plumbing pipe. Three techniques shown.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1987 (v.230#3) pg. 91

How to connect plastic pipe to hot water heaters using the proper transition fittings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1987 (v.231#3) pg. 81

Features and problems of older plumbing systems. Includes instructions for working with cast-iron piping, replacing rusted pipe, quieting water hammer and installing replacement plastic piping.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.1#2) pg. 58

How to build a greenhouse frame, a water wand and other garden devices from PVC pipe.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 256

How to cut and assemble plastic pipe.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1968 (v.24#6) pg. 34

How to install plastic plumbing.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1978 (v.34#4) pg. 62

Do-it-yourself plumbing techniques every homeowner should know. Plastic pipe and fittings.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 16

Simple jig for making square cuts through PVC drain pipe with a hand saw.
WORKBENCH #251 Jan-Feb 1999 (v.55#1) pg. 15