If you have steel or copper pipe that needs to be bent for a home project, it is often easiest to use a pipe or tube bender. However, if one of these is not available, there are some other ways to bend it at home. Here are some tips for using different methods of bending pipe without a fancy bending tool.
Fill the Pipe With Sand
The reason you want to have the pipe filled with sand is that when it is filled with something, you are able to avoid snapping or buckling the pipe.