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Blog series by greg48 updated 06-19-2011 07:55 PM 2 parts 2756 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Getting started

03-18-2011 06:49 PM by greg48 | 4 comments »

Good day fellow LJ’ers. I’m starting off with a new honeydew project (#2/2147) to build a redwood arbor/trellis that my wife saw a picture of in one of her several home improvement mags. I sized it for our opening and drew up plans using Sketchup and plan to utilize pegged tenon and saddle joinery instead of the bolt & screw methods used on commercial products (see following pic)... ..I’m using portions of an old redwood water tank that I helped salvage several year...

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Part 2: Arbor/Trellis #2

06-19-2011 07:55 PM by greg48 | 0 comments »

Wow, I can’t believe that it’s been 3 months+ since I started this project. Good thing that I don’t try to earn a living on my project production. Anyway, the pieces are all cut and ready to assemble so I need to dig and pour footings (as dry as the soil is getting, it may be another 3 months). In re-sawing the old tank boards, I ran into lots of interesting stains and natural defects which I decided to leave instead of cutting them out.....Ran into natural defects such a...

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