Here's some serious design inspiration straight out of the Home Depot plumbing aisle. With just a few galvanized pipes and a couple planks of wood, you can add an industrial element to your space without breaking the bank. The pipes fit together to form the perfect base for tables, lamps, coat racks and even hooks and shelving. Click on the images below for tutorials of the pictured pieces, but don't be afraid to get creative!
Now if only my apartment had room for that dining table...