Thank you for this fantastic post, Grace…you saved me a ton of trial and error angst! Really happy with the product and delivery was within the 3-5 days specified. I hope you do it and love it! See table below for pricing by thickness. Woohoo! Seasonal Farm Jobs, Hope that helps!

Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment! I also thought you should know that 1/2 inch is tiny for a curtain rod thickness, but I thought some of you may desire that if you have a light project so I am including it. I wondering if I posted a photo of my dining room, if you could me your opinion or any other ideas. Another blogger I recently met was telling me she pays someone to delete them for her, but I am not quite that cool yet. I love the brackets from RH! G. Hi Grace, Thank for sharing this information. This would look great in your house somewhere with all of your pretty windows! , Hi Alison, I hope so! Hi Jessica, you are so kind! You need to come over, let me serve you lunch while our kiddos play and collaborate with me regarding design ideas for the house! G. I love your blog! No real areas for improvement, a little tricky to get into on arrival but I'd rather that than damaged goods which would have been a headache. Your one stop plastics center for any brand, any shape, any product. You’re really rocking it with this blog, keep up the good work! Ready for the big reveal? No problem, Kip will ship to you! It’s only like…eight thousand dollars. So annoying. Col Academy, Your email address will not be published. If you’re cutting through thick plastic with a table saw, the heated saw blade may melt the plastic. I am wondering about the panels behind the blue chest. As for me and my house? Cast plexiglass rod is recommended whenever there will be any machining on the material. Available in a wide range of diameters it can be easily worked for use in many applications. (which may be possible). You may need to cut a metal rod for a host of applications, and general craft tools may not do the trick. As far as I can tell, West Elm only sells the ones you feature here as a set with the matching rods.

Per Nationwide Plastics pricing for one six foot rod length, see table below for cost of rods by thickness. Excellent product and good customer services when order late on arrival. The Plexiglas® acrylic sheet should be cut halfway through, turned over, and the finishing cut made from the other side. In my opinion, it is a superior product for this type of application, and therefore, what I chose for my home. Will do…thank you! Hi Melissa, thank you so much for the kind words. These sheets can be cut with standard workshop tools including: Over the years, many do-it-yourself projects have used perspex sheets to enhance their design and durability. Absolutely, affordability and ease make this project a gem – lots of bang for your buck here. Shout Gallon, I love the idea. You saved me so much time! Can’t wait to see it! Thank you for your comment! Something affordable. If your rotary tool is cordless, make sure the battery is fully charged before beginning to work. Thanks so much for reading! I just moved to a new house and the bedroom is the first to get the rods… Then the whole house! Mine are about six feet, and I didn’t have a bracket at first, but I eventually got one to make sure the rods stayed safe and level. Amrita Chuasiriporn is a professional cook, baker and writer who has written for several online publications, including Chef's Blade, CraftyCrafty and others. Plexiglass comes in large, clear sheets made of acrylic material. Good luck! I  used hot glue to ensure the velcro would stay on.

Hi Kelley, oh, I am so glad! I hope Kip is ready for the deluge…and sends you a nice thank you! I’m worried the 1.77 medium would fit too snugly and if I get the 2.5″ diameter there would be too much room (with a 1 1/2 rod) I suppose I could get the 2″ rod but that would be more $$,, I think I got the 1.77, and it is not too snug! Yours look like those used with the “Oversized Metal Rod”. I was trying to estimate how wide yours was. I would just have them cut two rods 5.5 feet long and join them in the middle using acrylic glue (ask Kip about it) and a center support that is wide enough to cover the seam where the rods come together. I have some more work to do on my living room, so I am not ready to show the whole space to you quite yet. They are like fingers on a chalkboard to me. For my end caps, I was hoping to find simple ones in an antique brass color to tie in with the darkened bronze on the wedding cake chandelier in my living room. Cutting any corners we can will be a hug help! It is a small handheld … Cutting with a jigsaw: A jigsaw is one preferred tools for cutting acrylic sheets. I have parameters in place to stop them, but they infiltrate them! Larger via special order. Yes. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

After a little perusing, also found ready-made lucite and brass curtain rods on Etsy. That is affordable. Hi Jenn, thank you so much for inquiring. A quick visit to this site, and your mind reels at the cost: 8 foot 2″ acrylic rod $550 + pair of endcaps $195 = $745 FOR ONE ROD!!

I have a question for you, I need 14 ft. While using a band saw, it is important to carefully select blade and feed rate of the machine to minimise the risk of melting or chipping of the sheet. Compared to extruded acrylic, it is much much stronger, more clear, is similar to glass in weight and feel, does not yellow over time, and gives off more sparkle. I love a beautiful, budget-friendly DIY as much as the next gal. Consider selling it on e – Bay instead of giving it away to I was searching for the ones you posted about from West Elm but havent been able to find just brackets. I live in Southern California and thought there must be someone local here that makes these, but every place I called made 6′ max and was more expensive that Nationwide Plastics (even accounting for shipping costs). Cut the acrylic rod using the rotary tool at a moderate speed. Durable, thick plastic is used to make PVC pipes or to build items like RC cars or hobby miniatures. Renowned In A Sentence, Also, since you have more than eight feet in width, you are going to have to get two rods and join them in the middle. Place the sheet over hard edge with groove-side up. Let’s work it out! If you decide the extra fabric in the room is too much, you might consider adding mirror to the bifold doors. Nokomis, Fl Yard Sales,

Check it out – I think it might help you! Michel Doukeris, I can send u pics or I have two pics up on Pinterest search “” lucite curtain rod’ as I mention you in the description. No problem, says Kip, he will cut it to the length you need for free, but you have to purchase by the rod. This will help to ensure that your cuts are precise. 1 1/2″ rods. When your order is ready for collection you will receive an email to notify you, which includes our opening times and address. Love this idea, thank you so much! Nationwide is awesome, tell Kipp I said “hey”. Do you know a way to connect to rod together? G, SO excited about my new curtain rods, thanks to your genius! But if you can’t wait, email me at, and I will give you the scoop!

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