How do you make a PVC fishing rod rack?

If you are looking for a more affordable and effective way to store your fishing rods, the PVC fishing rod storage rack is going to be an excellent choice. And the best thing about the PVC fishing rod racks is that they are extremely easy to make at home. So, if you love trying DIY projects and want to save extra bucks without compromising with the safety of the fishing rods, we will suggest you to go with PVC storage racks for the fishing rods.

PVC racks have a lightweight design and are meant for compact spaces. So, if you are having limited space in your storeroom and are not too keen to go with wooden racks, a PVC fishing rod storage rack can be an excellent choice to go with.

In this article, we are going to talk about the step-to-step guide for making a reliable PVC fishing rod storage rack and help you know about keeping the fishing rods safe for years. So, let’s get started with this fun DIY that you are going to enjoy a lot.


Before jumping to the process of building the fishing rod rack, let’s have a look at the materials that you are going to need in the project.

  • PVC Pipes
  • Wooden stand for better stability
  • Screws
  • Tools
  • Measuring tape 
  • Wooden Glue
  • A blueprint of the completed project

 By having these tools and things handy, you can start working on the project. And this is what we are going to talk about the next.

Steps to follow to make PVC fishing rod rack at home

Step 1: Cut the PVC pipes to the desired length according to your fishing rods.

The first thing to do in making the PVC fishing rod rack is to have the PVC pipes ready. Cut the pies to the desired lengths by using the saw. You can easily choose from a variety of thickness of PVC pipes according to your fishing rod. Be sure to choose the thickness that can easily hold your fishing rod without any issues.

Step 2: Prepare the wooden log to act as a base of the storage rack

This step needs basic woodworking skills. You need to prepare the log as per the needs and drill theholes so that you can easily fit the pipes to it. In case you are not an expert in woodworking, we will suggest you to have an extra spare wooden log to deal with if something goes wrong.

Step 3: Prepare the parts to assemble

Once you have cut the PVC pipes into desired pieces and the wooden log for the base, now it is time to drill the holes to make the fishing rods to hold the place. TO do this, you will need the screws and the drill machine to make the holes in the right place. Make sure to keep your fishing rods handy for this step to know exactly where you are going to make the hole to hold the rods efficiently.

Step 4: Assembling

The last step is to assemble all the parts and make the necessary adjustments. Be sure to be extra careful in this step as the adjustments you do in this step can’t be undone.

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