понедельник, 16 января 2017 г.

How To Build The Perfect Pergola!

How To Build The Perfect Pergola!
How To Build The Perfect Pergola!
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Building a pergola in your yard is a major DIY project, but adds value to your home, as well as to your garden enjoyment. Adding shade and structure to the garden, a pergola differs from an arbor in that is is usually a more “room like” structure, with posts supporting a roof covering of some type. In other words, an arbor on steroids. Perfect for creating romantic walkways, adding a seating area, or making a portion of the garden a major focal point. If you can dig a post hole and handle a drill and a saw, you can build a pergola with these DIY tutorials! So start planning, an as soon as the weather allows, set aside a weekend to build a pergola for your garden! Our feature project, above and below, is Ana White’s weatherly pergola. She always has such great tutorials, with drawings, material lists and instructions.


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Another of Ana’s weatherly pergolas… See, you can do this!


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We found this nice contemporary pergola project on ‘Instructables’, lots and lots of step by step photos on this one.


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Find out how to build a backyard pergola from ‘Popular Mechanics’… I love how this one has the decorative notches on the beams and crossbeams, and how they show you how to build one on top of a concrete surface.


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This tutorial from ‘DIY Network’ shows how to build a pergola, and even has little videos of certain steps. Really helpful!


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The DIY Maven from ‘Curbly’ shows you how to make a pergola with a Skilsaw… and she makes it look pretty dang simple.


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That’s it for tutorials, but we did find a couple of inspirational pergolas to get you planning…after all, now that you’ve learned so much from these tutorials, you’re ready to wing it a bit, right? :)


From Pinterest, this is a good example of how a pergola can take a ho hum patio and make it amazing…


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And finally, if you need a little more modern style inspiration for your pergola, here’s a couple from ‘Houzz’! Let us know in comments how your projects go!


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Image Credits: Pinterest, Ana White, Ana White, Instructables, Popular Mechanics, DIY Network, Curbly, Houzz, Houzz


Original article and pictures take http://www.thegardenglove.com/how-to-build-the-perfect-pergola/ site


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