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  • DarkestVampire92
    DarkestVampire92 8 months ago +6781

    The rare case of Colin doing something he was actually trained to do- Installing pipes.

    • Dries-Peder Janse
      Dries-Peder Janse Hour ago

      @colinfurze will you make an underground hot tub

    • Mitch Adey
      Mitch Adey 2 days ago

      I was just thinking that lol

    • Ventus Pri
      Ventus Pri 6 days ago

      colin the cable of the light will break from the heat cycling

    • noah levitt
      noah levitt Month ago

      @K1lostream that is so true

    • Obi One
      Obi One Month ago

      I noticed he is an actual Plummer 5sec into the vid 😂
      Didn't know that was his actual profession before

  • Gavin Richardson
    Gavin Richardson 7 months ago +1531

    The first thing I've seen him do in years that he's actually qualified to do!

  • Joe
    Joe 7 months ago +144

    It's not the fact that the whole tunnel and bunker is impressive, but how clean and professional it all looks. Alot of care and time is going into it and it shows.

  • Stephen Hughes
    Stephen Hughes Day ago

    Quality work Colin!!!

  • Will Barlas
    Will Barlas Day ago

    Colin’s heating bill, the gov 👀 that looks cozy 😂

  • rrocktoo
    rrocktoo Day ago

    Not a push fit in sight…..nice!

  • Nick
    Nick 8 months ago +1

    Those plumbing skills, i wish i had those, even if its just for connecting two pipes. Looks amazing!

  • Djeverything17 17
    Djeverything17 17 13 hours ago

    3 bed, 2 bath house. 1 car garage.
    $1,500,000
    Added benefits: shop
    Garden
    Fireman’s pole
    underground bunker
    Underground tunnel from house, to shop, to under ground bunker.
    20’ Christmas tree
    Just the usual 😂😂

  • EJM919
    EJM919 2 months ago

    It must be nice when Colin gets to use his old training for something, I'm always amazed at all the skills he's picked up with being a full time youtubers.

  • Руско Тонев
    Руско Тонев 8 months ago +2293

    The contrast between the wall and the copper is quite nice

    • steprockmedia
      steprockmedia 7 months ago +2

      I agree. That copper just sings!

    • Jimothy Araian
      Jimothy Araian 8 months ago +2

      @David Knowles you could clear lacquer it if the lacquer was heat tolerant

    • David Knowles
      David Knowles 8 months ago

      @sosnax1 Is there any kind of coatings that can prevent this and still keep it a copper colour?

    • Jamie Marchildon
      Jamie Marchildon 8 months ago +3

      Of course as a plumber the copper is isolated from the steel. :)

    • DantHimself
      DantHimself 8 months ago +3

      for sure but thats gonna last a few days without constant polishing

  • michael Blomer
    michael Blomer 7 months ago +5

    Love how you put genuine effort in to make things look nice, I know it's your house but top job, inspiring

  • David Lang
    David Lang 10 hours ago

    Searching for those comments "pretty good plumbing for a Clip-Sharer" 😂

  • 3D printing
    3D printing 7 months ago +70

    "OOh it is lovely and warm down here"🤣
    Colin's neighbours: "What's he doing now?"

  • TheAverageChelios
    TheAverageChelios 4 months ago

    Its amazing what you are doing mate.. I love that fact that just late in your carrier you can use this to not only, spend a lot of time on a project which constitutes as video content. Have complete freedom in live to dedicate time towards this project allowing you to spend more time at home with the family as well as allowing you to focus on any more buisness ventures and just plan or be more involved rather then just headed the the next project on Clip-Share. And all together while teaching new skills and building work ethic by doing this, you make the property extremely valuable when you move out. Its very cool. I don't mean to say to much else but just over all I think Its a very cool, smart, and Hard project you started.. but good luck with jt.

  • john sherby
    john sherby 8 months ago +1203

    I thought “that’s some fine ass diy work”
    Then I remembered he’s actually a plumber

    • Muffin Candle
      Muffin Candle 7 months ago +23

      Same here. Took me a second to remember 😅

  • thiamath7253
    thiamath7253 8 months ago +2

    Dude... I've seen this short like 20 times... I hope the tunnel series never ends!!!
    It's so enjoyable!

  • James Oversteer
    James Oversteer 2 months ago

    This is beautiful workmanship. You make it look so easy Colin! How did you connect the right angle bend you couldn’t reach to heat and still make a watertight seal?

  • AZRAEL ANGEL OF DEATH

    "I suppose I would've made quite a good plumber"
    Also colin: I AM a plumber

  • quinn thomas
    quinn thomas 11 hours ago

    Not an ounce of negativity with this guy along that other guy that does the primitive technology

  • Ricky
    Ricky 8 months ago +326

    In 50 years we'll all be watching an elderly Furze making video's on adding a monorail to his underground city.

    • Eclectic Badger
      Eclectic Badger 2 months ago +1

      Space X will have snapped him up by then, to terraform the moon.

    • Alistair Shaw
      Alistair Shaw 7 months ago +2

      @ThatOneWelshDude 40s

    • Joeaarsen0
      Joeaarsen0 8 months ago +11

      Teleport system from bits and pieces he has laying about.

    • ThatOneWelshDude
      ThatOneWelshDude 8 months ago +18

      to think he hasn't developed anti-aging by then, you foolish boy. He'd be in his 20's still.

  • DrDesmo
    DrDesmo 8 months ago +1

    Love to see Colin in Action ! Craftsmanship at its finest 🤘🏼

  • 777
    777 7 months ago

    Im a licensed plumber here in the US and I say you did a BEAUTIFUL job on that copper. Most plumbers cannot do aesthetically pleasing copper work.

  • Geoffrey Coan
    Geoffrey Coan 8 months ago

    When Colin has an EPC (energy performance certificate) done on the house the inspector is going to have fun working out the heat loss on the tunnel extension that’s now part of the house heating system!

  • Simpson Home Renovations

    I love the way you polish the exposed copper. Beautiful job Colin as always 👍

  • fimbles101
    fimbles101 8 months ago +2281

    Nice pipe work. Perhaps you should consider a career in plumbing? :P

    • rocket 89
      rocket 89 6 days ago

      @Crazyscarecrow all piping is prone to bursting if it freezes

    • Tom Æ
      Tom Æ 5 months ago

      He probably makes 60x of what he would have made as a plumber on youtube. I think the tunnel proves that 😂😂

    • iWin Rar
      iWin Rar 5 months ago +1

      @MrMotoMike I did indeed come up with the username lol

    • badabingbadabum
      badabingbadabum 7 months ago

      @iWin Rar his dad is plumber

    • texasslinglead somtingwong
      texasslinglead somtingwong 7 months ago +2

      @Mr J it more or less turns green and dissolves when in contact with some forms of older insulation. It will literally disintegrate if used for drain lines on tankless non condensing water heaters . Lines connected to close loop recirculation systems can put pin holes all over the pipes .
      Alot of the deterioration is due to source water .

  • Private Pyle
    Private Pyle 7 months ago

    I’m a plumber too and I wish my solder joints looked that good. It’s nice to see Colin’s old career making a cameo!

  • ewitwins
    ewitwins 8 months ago

    Your ability to impress just never ceases! Do you think you could do a short on how you got permits/council approval for folks that might want to do something similar?

  • Luke Dewoody
    Luke Dewoody 7 months ago

    This man never ceases to amaze me the amount of know how you have to have to get half of what he's done accomplished

  • Nicky Mitchell
    Nicky Mitchell 7 months ago +1

    When can we expect to see ‘Part 9’ of the underground 🚋 tunnel alignment to the bunker? I’m so eagerly, eagerly desperate to see it, Colinfurze…

  • Cas van het maalpad
    Cas van het maalpad 8 months ago

    That looks actually nice Colin! Do you have some kind of experience with plumbing?

  • Lax Mastiff Gaming
    Lax Mastiff Gaming Month ago +1

    The amount of skills you have had to exercise to do this is incredible. Good on you, man.

  • J.
    J. 7 months ago

    Interesting fact any geothermal expert can confirm: Around 7' under ground the ambient Temps will always be around 55-63°F. It will be extremely affordable to heat that tunnel to the point doing an air exchange down there would be more affordable than heating directly into his home. That said, modifications would be needed including insulating the shed lid

  • midimike88
    midimike88 7 months ago

    Dang, even the solder joints on the copper look amazing!!! Great work, Colin. Perhaps, he'll sell tickets to the Colin Furze museum.

  • Treavor Miller
    Treavor Miller 8 months ago +369

    Wow that looks really good! Sometimes I forget Colin used to be a plumber, the clean spacing and layout add so much to something that at its core is really simple.

    • Tim Herrmann
      Tim Herrmann 8 months ago +15

      @Eyes 0pen So many people with nicer piping at home!

    • Eyes 0pen
      Eyes 0pen 8 months ago +7

      Can you imagine if he had never decided to give up plumbing?

  • Lyil Sperry
    Lyil Sperry 6 months ago

    From one plumber to the other. Well done sir. Beautiful pipe work. You soldier like a magician. Plumbed like a master.

  • SLURP playingpc
    SLURP playingpc 7 months ago

    Fair play with the tidy copper work. Love the sets over the steelwork on the way down

  • Grunto Polouski
    Grunto Polouski 6 months ago

    I love the esthetic of the naked copper pipes… personally, I’d worry about accidentally banging into them and creating a leak. Nicely done.

  • Kieron Rye
    Kieron Rye 8 months ago

    I'm liking the decision to keep the pipes exposed. Gives a nice look. Well done for hiding the wiring though 👌

  • blackm4niac
    blackm4niac 8 months ago +187

    Despite it now having central heating that tunnel is still the coolest thing ever.

    • Matt Spors
      Matt Spors 7 months ago +1

      That is hydronic heat not central heat

    • Ben Whiley
      Ben Whiley 7 months ago +7

      Dad? How'd you get out?

  • Zachery Hickman
    Zachery Hickman 8 months ago

    Beautiful pipe bending! Recently started learning this. It’s not easy😅

  • T L
    T L 7 months ago

    Fantastic plumbing. Love the soldering joints!

  • Rowan Davidson
    Rowan Davidson 5 days ago

    how much do you think your house has increased in value since you've added the bunker and tunnel?

  • Vigilant Observer
    Vigilant Observer 7 months ago

    Colin, Beautiful and professionally installed. I would be concerned about inadvertently damaging the pipes because they are so "proud." For example, a heavy push cart accidentally running into it.

  • SkateFastEatAss
    SkateFastEatAss 8 months ago +108

    This made me realize the tunnel could use a LOT more copper accents. Looks beautiful with the steel.

  • IceBlink
    IceBlink 2 months ago

    I was thinking a professional plumber would have loved to work on this property after being weirded out at seeing a self-dug bunker and then I realised what Colin's former job was haha

  • Phil
    Phil 6 months ago

    Your soldering still pretty good! How long since you whipped in a full copper first fix?

  • RefleX
    RefleX 7 months ago

    This guy can build, manufacture, weld, install pipes, use CAD, 3D Print, dig tunnels, and basically almost everything else I missed.

  • Ivey's Family Factotum
    Ivey's Family Factotum 5 months ago

    Love that little stud welder. Plus that plumbing is spot on brilliant...amazeballs even...😍❤️💯

  • Ronald Chow
    Ronald Chow 8 months ago +257

    Wow, his plumbing pipe work looks so beautiful. It's like he was a plumber or something...🤣

  • Snivy Films
    Snivy Films 8 months ago +5

    Yay for heating!
    You should call it the Central Heating Line, with London Underground markings and the works

  • Steven Ingram
    Steven Ingram 8 months ago

    I really like the industrial style the tunnel is taking on and those copper pipes set it off like bling. :D

  • Trelor
    Trelor 8 months ago

    Very clean job like the entire project. Keep up the amazing work!

  • Fallout Plays
    Fallout Plays 5 days ago +2

    I can't believe what I've just seen he was actually back at work for a day lol . Mans a legend wish I had his talents

  • threebucks
    threebucks 8 months ago +145

    Colin, you do all the random stuff that kid me dreamed about doing when I own a house. It's fantasy fulfillment watching your work.

    • Private Private
      Private Private 7 months ago

      This fisher price bunker is cute and all, but collin will never fight back against the powers that be. hes not actually a punk underground helping a militia save britain, his channel just makes him look that way. the police will steamroll his entire larp and everyone knows it. during the pandemic he stood up for nothing, and if the government decided to raid him he would give in just like everyone else. if he had any serious infrastructure hed be forced to lick the boot just to save his channel.

  • Jeroen S
    Jeroen S 7 months ago

    Love the pipey bendy thingy! And your handy with it too. Keep up the good work, awesome videos!

  • Jeremy Rumble
    Jeremy Rumble Month ago

    I reckon you could use that loop to cool your house in the summer because the tunnel will be naturally cooler so if you just cycle the water without the heater on then it should equalize the temperatures. (May require additional valves and/or jerry-rigging the pump in the central heating boiler.)

  • Nathaniel Cox
    Nathaniel Cox 7 months ago

    I love the way everything is so rough and yet so clean

  • tim kenney
    tim kenney 8 months ago

    Man! What a beautiful job you did! Pipe laying as art form.

  • Louis
    Louis 8 months ago +551

    Gas/electric prices: *go up 54%*
    Furze: I should heat the tunnel…

    • Jared Fisher
      Jared Fisher 7 months ago +1

      Do you want a cold tunnel

    • Smithy18
      Smithy18 7 months ago

      Bet he is actually tapping into the mains gas line. 🤣

    • Michael Sorensen
      Michael Sorensen 7 months ago +2

      @jonathan wright firstly, soldering isn't welding 😜
      Looking at the clip, it's likely he has a different kind of elbow joint. I think one of the brands stateside is called "shark bite". It's got gaskets and little metal teeth back angled so once the pipe goes in it can't come back out.
      You'll notice it's a more blocky and dark colored elbow than the ones in the tunnel

    • jonathan wright
      jonathan wright 7 months ago +1

      Howd you weld the joints inside the cavity?

    • Jack Wheet
      Jack Wheet 7 months ago +9

      Broughman9 At this point, I figure it’s the other way around, where he can isolate the house and heat just the tunnel if he wants to. If he ever sells the property, it’ll be as a bunker and tunnel with an included house, everything above ground is a secondary concern.

  • LGC Shorts
    LGC Shorts 6 months ago

    That black wall goes great with the copper pipes. Look amazing!

  • Thesis
    Thesis 8 months ago

    You honestly do great work on everything you have created. What profession did you do prior or still do? You're a jack of all traits and maybe a master of some.

    • Cacklea
      Cacklea 2 months ago

      he was a plumber before all this haha so it makes sense

  • jazroT
    jazroT 7 months ago +5

    That was one of the cleanest installs I've ever seen

  • Kenny Kennedy
    Kenny Kennedy 7 months ago

    As a plumber his work is wicked impressive. If it were to be used for potable water take it easy on the flux.

  • colinfurze
    colinfurze  8 months ago +685

    I should add I have a one pipe system in my house if the teeing off part looks odd to some people lol.

    • Isaac Mason
      Isaac Mason 5 months ago

      No, add a missile cylo next 😂😂😂

    • Mohammed Safraz
      Mohammed Safraz 7 months ago

      @Sidewinder Forge F'd if the copper decided to freeze and break in winter. Wouldn't it be less costly, labour and easier if it was plexi pipe for that section going back to copper on the ends?
      I mean other than the asthetic look, copper is no longer the best choice, especially for efficiency (given you need to insulate it to be anywhere near efficient, then you can't see it so what difference is it making at that point beyond it lasting a lifetime, but modern plastics are lasting a lifetime too so it just comes down to cost really...)

    • Mohammed Safraz
      Mohammed Safraz 7 months ago

      @Graham Uk Why don't you have both a gas boiler and hwc? I mean if two people are showering at once, you're going to be in the cold for 17 minutes once they run it out no?

    • HVAChacker
      HVAChacker 7 months ago +1

      Don’t take much surface area to emit a lot of heat. Depends on how much flow and temp of water. Hope he has a outdoor reset control for the mild times. 3gpm and 125f on the snow melt work great this winter. Then again we only hit like 3in a hour for a short burst. All through pex-c barrier.

    • C Smith
      C Smith 7 months ago +3

      @Brad Griffin Hot water. Large buildings use steam.

  • STAG162
    STAG162 8 months ago

    nice job - the copper pipes even look great against the dark metal backdrop.

  • Dman Duff
    Dman Duff 5 months ago

    Clean copper work, Colin. Do you have backflow device protection near your meter?

  • Andres Chairez
    Andres Chairez 7 months ago

    The fact the he is still adding thing to the tunnel is just amazing because other would have stoped when they finished so that just is amazing and he doesn’t give up

  • Gallum
    Gallum 2 months ago

    You know from the list of all the things Colin has done over the years (pyrotechnics, jet engine manufacturing, mining, bmx enthusiast, youtuber, Wearer of Ties & Shirts, etc) I completely forgot he was a plumber 😂

  • Michael Jennison Jr.
    Michael Jennison Jr. 8 months ago +17

    Colin, I would absolutely love to see more footage of this. This could have been a whole video. Looks fantastic!

  • Bas van Haren
    Bas van Haren 7 months ago

    Colin, you made history and we like it! Heating a self made tunnel, totaly bunkers.

  • Deathblade 2789
    Deathblade 2789 8 months ago

    Your brave with the price of gas and electric going up adding additional heating, fair play my friend x

  • Peter Shipley
    Peter Shipley 7 months ago

    brilliant adding essential heat to a underground tunnel with zero insulation.
    Not even counting this surrounding Earth/soil, The thermal mass of the metal tunnel and concrete is significant.
    Also being underground, the tunnel will never drop below freezing But instead probably hover around 60°. No matter how hot or cold it is outside

  • Odysseus Huxley
    Odysseus Huxley 7 months ago

    I know it was probably built just for fun, but wouldn't an internal system that can't be tampered with from the exterior be idk much "safer" I guess? Or something in the event of a natural disaster of sorts? I don't know if it makes sense, I love your channel btw ❤

  • BA Velox
    BA Velox 8 months ago +52

    And the award for the most patient person of the year goes to….. Colin’s wife! Well done, hard earned! ⭐️ 🏆

    • Brad Taylor
      Brad Taylor 7 months ago

      He has a wife?

    • DeathEgg666
      DeathEgg666 8 months ago +3

      @Frosties Doodles and Coloring Pages I’d say more like 200 tonnes

    • Frosties Doodles and Coloring Pages
      Frosties Doodles and Coloring Pages 8 months ago +7

      Mrs furze goes missing about the time secret tunnel and two tonnes of concrete turn up 🤔

    • Joeaarsen0
      Joeaarsen0 8 months ago +3

      This has been a three year process!

  • John Winters
    John Winters 7 months ago

    It will take a ludicrous amount of time to get your tunnel up to temperature, but once achieved it should stay like that pretty much forever.

  • Jolene
    Jolene 7 months ago

    I wonder, since it's in the ground and the openings are inside, isn't it usually somewhat warm (10-15°c) in there? Without the heating?
    I mean, in the dead of winter, would it freeze there? Or be 5°c, or 10?
    Also definitely cool in summer I think, that's nice.

  • Daniel Federspiel
    Daniel Federspiel 2 months ago

    Skill level is unreal !! 😮I’ve watched 5x still just shaking my head !! Can honestly say after watching this i need some more practice !

  • Xmaxx_RC_Bashed
    Xmaxx_RC_Bashed 2 months ago

    Great plumbing skills there! Keep an eye on your boiler pressure

  • Hoonatic Bloggs
    Hoonatic Bloggs 5 months ago

    Colin, you know if you dig deep enough, you could use the heat from the earth’s core 🫢

  • Ron.V
    Ron.V 6 months ago

    I didn't know you could bend hard copper! I learned something. Thanks!

  • AZGaming 99
    AZGaming 99 7 months ago

    I hope you plan to install A/C as well seeing as underground can get very hot too!

  • benny stokes
    benny stokes 7 months ago

    this guy is a legend..nearly 3 times the subs of russel brand..insane..these youtube stars make more money than tregular tv actors on a yearly contract.he should be on mainstream too..i do love building projects as opposed to vehicles..tunnels are like the ultimate den/command centre/shelter/prepper..i bet you wont see loo rolls in bulk down there..lol

  • CaractacusPott
    CaractacusPott 8 months ago +6

    Functionality aside, I like the industrial aesthetic it adds to it. Makes it seem like a proper bunker that "experts" would price gouge some rich dude or the government to manufacture.

  • WhitedevilEE
    WhitedevilEE 8 months ago

    I mean.... If he hadn't started this Project like 3 years ago I'd say it's the perfect timing...
    He even got the Bunker all set and ready!

  • Chris Lupton
    Chris Lupton 8 months ago

    Looks very cool, you planning on covering the pipes at all though? Can see little fingers and hot pipes becoming a bit of an issue... XS

  • J_Squatch
    J_Squatch 8 months ago +3

    Look at that fit and finish! My god, it's like you used to be a plumber in a past life or something! ;)

  • life and death
    life and death 8 months ago

    I work in HVAC, in my state (hi from the states!) We handle hydronic systems instead of the plumbers. I have to say very neat pipework.

  • William Stanley
    William Stanley 2 months ago

    Dude you're an amazing plumber honestly some of the cleanest work I've seen and I know some cocky plumbers

  • Travis Hamilton
    Travis Hamilton 2 months ago

    Damn that looks a lot nicer than most professional HVAC and plumbers do. I might tip my hat to you sir. That looks great

  • The LPN05Fan
    The LPN05Fan 7 months ago

    That's some darn nice looking copper pipeing Sir!
    Makes me wanna use that for a PC!

  • AB11
    AB11 Month ago

    Collin furze as a plumber this is genius good job keep the tunnel videos coming 👍

  • indobleh
    indobleh 8 months ago +75

    Replace the stairs with a lift, you are only delaying the inevitable 😉

    • ChromaFox
      ChromaFox 5 months ago

      Not really space for it but a Paternoster lift would be incredibly epic.

    • Zackary Fritschie
      Zackary Fritschie 7 months ago

      Use a heavy truck wench to lift a platform on rails, boom, elevator

    • Stephen James
      Stephen James 7 months ago +1

      A fireman's pole would be great

    • Smashy Rashy
      Smashy Rashy 7 months ago +1

      @batt3ryac1d he might some day but not a traditional one i doubt

    • batt3ryac1d
      batt3ryac1d 7 months ago +2

      I bet making a lift that small safely would be hard.
      Especially cause he's got kids don't want anyone jamming fingers into something.

  • Garrett Devitt
    Garrett Devitt 8 months ago

    Is there a chance of the steel and copper reacting electrically? Would it be an idea to sleeve the copper as it passes through the brass brackets?

  • james allred
    james allred 7 months ago

    Dammit I just cannot get enough of this project! Keep em coming Furze!

  • MetalDevil1912
    MetalDevil1912 7 months ago

    I'd bet if Colin was main contractor on the Fehmarnbelt tunnel build reaching from Denmark to Germany, it would be done by now, and include those green speedboost arrows for a convenient lightspeed travel experience.
    Colin Furze is the Chuck Norris of building. Amazing projects 🤘🏻😁🤘🏻

  • Flotter Otto
    Flotter Otto 7 months ago

    I like the quality and perfection of your craftsmenship!

  • Texas Red
    Texas Red 8 months ago +18

    If one really applied themselves for a 90 day apprenticeship with Colin Furze, one would be unstoppable.

    • Munitions
      Munitions 8 months ago +3

      Statistically, 1 in 80,000 would attempt tunnelling to Sweden.

  • ZchryPlys
    ZchryPlys 2 months ago

    Definitely wear hearing protection working down there mate. I can’t imagine how loud some of the tools could be. Like an impact.

  • Damocles54
    Damocles54 5 months ago

    I'd love to see the building permit applications he's filled out over the years lol

  • tsbrownie
    tsbrownie 7 months ago +2

    Nothing more beautiful than well-soldered copper.