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12-23-2015 11:31 PM by Kevin_S | 2 comments »

I recently completed this pergola shown here in its mostly completed state.I’m happy with the way it turned out, but having gone through the experience, there are some things I would do differently. The legs are 4×4 treated fir wrapped in re-sawn cedar. I should have just used solid cedar posts and come up with a different way of achieving a similar look. It would have been much easier and probably not much more expensive.These pictures show the details.Each 4×4 is wrapped in eight pieces of cedar; four thick (0.75”) boards around the lower portion and four thin (0.50”) boards around the upper portion. I milled down 2×6 lumber and re-sawed it on my table saw into one th...

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