July 05, 2023 2 min read

A No-Weld, Cost-Effective Solution for Custom Boat Blinds

In the world of hunting, customization is key. The ability to tailor equipment to your specific needs can make a significant difference in your overall hunting experience. One such piece of equipment that can greatly benefit from customization is the hunting blind. Today, we're going to highlight a cost-effective solution for creating custom boat blinds using electrical conduit and building connectors.

Recently, a video was shared by the Leaky Jon Boat Co. YouTube channel, where they showcased a homemade duck boat blind. The creator used electrical conduit and Maker Pipe Connectors to construct an adjustable blind for their boat. It's a fantastic example of the possibilities that you have for making your own custom boat blinds with conduit and clamps.

Build Overview

DIY Boat Blind Attached To A Jon Boat

The creator of the video has an 18-foot long, 72-inch wide flat-bottom boat. He purchased various fittings online from Maker Pipe and bought 3/4" electrical conduit at his local home improvement store. The blind frame was covered with camo material and secured with elastic cord and zip ties.

Camo Material and Grass Secured To A Custom Jon Boat Duck Blind

The Benefits of DIY Boat Blinds Made with EMT

There are several key benefits to creating your own boat blind using electrical conduit and Maker Pipe Connectors:

  1. Customizable Dimensions & Features: The use of conduit and connectors allows for easy customization of the blind's dimensions and features to fit your specific needs and preferences. You can add lights, adjustable panels, and more with just a few simple connections!
  2. No Welding or Power Tools Required: The assembly process is straightforward and doesn't require any welding or power tools, making it accessible to anyone. Electrical conduit is easy to cut with a handheld pipe cutter and all Maker Pipe Connectors can be assembled with a single 5mm hex wrench.
  3. Inexpensive: DIYing things that you need isn't always the cheapest way to go, but in the case of custom boat blinds, making your own is often less expensive than other options.


Maker Pipe Flange Securing A Boat Blind Made With Conduit

Creating a DIY boat blind using electrical conduit and building connectors is a practical, cost-effective solution for hunters looking to customize their equipment. Thanks to Leaky Jon Boat Co. for sharing their custom boat blind with us. Be sure to check out their YouTube channel for more great content. Read this blog next to see 6 more custom boat blinds from the Maker Pipe Community.