Equipment Sharing

Mike Roberts using pipe bender at Roots Farm

Mike Roberts using pipe bender at Roots Farm

Pipe Benders available for High & Low Tunnels

Pipe benders can be borrowed or rented to create high and low tunnels for up to 7 days at a time. Free for members, $10 for non-members.To view instructional videos for using the benders and order other low and high tunnel and season extending supplies, see Johnny’s Selected Seeds.

 

Pipe bending for low tunnels

Bending low tunnel hoops at Island Community Farms

  • High tunnel bender for 12′ wide hoops. Makes 7′ high tunnel using 1 3/8″ chain link fence top rail. Learn more here.
  • High tunnel bender for 13-15’ wide hoops compressed to fit into ground posts 12’ apart. Makes 7′ high tunnel using 1 3/8″ chain link fence top rail. Learn more here.
  • Low tunnel bender for 4′ hoops. Makes 3’ high low tunnel with ½, ¾   or 1″ galvanized electrical conduit (EMT). 10 ft lengths are recommended. Learn more here.
  • Low tunnel bender for 6′ hoops. Makes 3’ high low tunnel with ½, ¾ or 1″ galvanized electrical conduit (EMT). 10 ft lengths are recommended. Learn more here.
  • Ground post driver to prevent sledge hammer impact from deforming ground posts. Works with 1 5/8″ ground post. Learn more here.
  • Pipe bender hitch mount attaches pipe bender to a  truck’s standard 2″ trailer hitch receiver, placing bender at an ergonomic working height. Works with low tunnel pipe benders. Learn more here.

Johnny's Selected Seeds logoReserve pipe benders via email to nofari@live.com or call (401) 351-4633. Pick up and return pipe benders at Scratch Farm in Cranston, RI.

These pipe bender are available thanks to a generous discount offered to NOFA/RI by Johnny’s Selected Seeds.