How to Solder Copper Pipe

Get perfect, leak-free plumbing joints every time.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Tube cutter

Propane torch, Emery cloth, 120 grit, Flame protector cloth, Fire extinguisher, Fitting brush, Striker, Gloves

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Solder, lead-free
  • Paste flux