Pergola - no helper was involved in the making of this project

  • Advertise with us
Project by German_in_Ohio posted 118 days ago 1520 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing fancy here. A pergola, built out of pressure treated lumber. 6×6, 2×12, 2×10, 2×6, 15 bags of concrete.

This pergola was built late fall / early winter, right before the cold temperatures hit us. The posts are made from 6×6 pine wrapped in 3/4” PVC boards (with a fake wood grain), and double wrapped at deck level to give it a sturdier appearance. All post holes are 36” deep, and hand dug.

8 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


112011 posts in 2204 days

#1 posted 118 days ago

That’s one grand looking pergola,and built by yourself greatjob.

-- Custom furniture

View NormG's profile


4092 posts in 1631 days

#2 posted 118 days ago

It is a very nice structure

-- Norman

View hoosier0311's profile


355 posts in 652 days

#3 posted 118 days ago

thats beautiful, awesome work!

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

View davidmackv's profile


305 posts in 275 days

#4 posted 118 days ago

Great work, looks awesome. My wife wants one out back.

View snowdog's profile


1132 posts in 2610 days

#5 posted 118 days ago

Nice job.. Deck work is very enjoyable but a lot of hard work.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

View woodchuckerNJ's profile


874 posts in 261 days

#6 posted 118 days ago

Good Job

-- Jeff NJ

View GROOVY56's profile


16 posts in 546 days

#7 posted 117 days ago

Great job, I fully appreciate what you have done there. not easy hauling, holding, measuring and lifting all that by yourself.

View scottishbob's profile


142 posts in 914 days

#8 posted 116 days ago

very nice , like your mantel on your facebook page also very nice

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase