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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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25. PVC PIPE EXTENSION TUBE

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PVC PIPE IS a very versatile material to use in all kinds of DIY photography projects. For this project, you’ll need a short length of black 2″-diameter PVC drain pipe to create an extension tube for macro photography. I love this project; it’s useful, durable, and inexpensive.

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Parts List (Figure 25.1)

  • 2″-diameter black PVC pipe
  • Body cap
  • Lens cap (base)
  • Glue (Gorilla Glue or similar)
  • Drill or drill press
  • 1.5″-diameter hole saw drill bit
  • Round file
  • Gaffer tape
  • Hacksaw

25.1

Construction Steps

  1. 1 Cut the PVC pipe to ...

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