Running Compressed Air Lines in a Shop

Not all pipe can handle high-pressure air

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Soldering torch
  • Tube cutter

You'll also need a wire brush for cleaning copper joints

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 1/2-in. copper pipe and fittings
  • Flux
  • Solder