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

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Project by German_in_Ohio posted 04-27-2014 01:13 AM 1596 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.

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#1 posted 04-27-2014 01:24 AM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-27-2014 01:27 AM

It is a very nice structure

-- Norman

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#3 posted 04-27-2014 01:51 AM

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

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#4 posted 04-27-2014 09:52 AM

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

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 11:48 AM

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

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

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#6 posted 04-27-2014 03:04 PM

Good Job

-- Jeff NJ

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#7 posted 04-27-2014 08:50 PM

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

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#8 posted 04-28-2014 08:46 PM

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

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