Trellis with custom welded lattice

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Project by Firewood20 posted 07-26-2015 11:40 PM 1769 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I searched for a long time for trellis design ideas. I came up with this one after I saw a few resin whiskey/wine barrels on sale at my local Costco. The wood was primed and painted white and all the joints are nice and tight. I welded up the custom metal lattice work because I did not think an ordinary wood or plastic one would look nice enough. I’m letting the metal rust and it adds to the overall design. The flowers and vines are really taking off with minimal watering in this California heat. Hope this sparks some ideas for some your next outdoor project!

-- Dustin, Central Coast California

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#1 posted 07-27-2015 12:16 AM

I love the combination of great woodworking skills and metalworking come together to make a great looking priject.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 07-27-2015 01:09 AM

Nice outdoor addition.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#3 posted 07-27-2015 05:05 AM

really nice and I love the mixed materials… I got a welder about 6 months ago and had not welded for 20 years and wow I forgot how much fun it is… working with metal is such a joy in it own way

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#4 posted 07-27-2015 09:59 AM

Creative design.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#5 posted 07-27-2015 04:28 PM

WE are all inspired by this great combination! Everything worked well. Even the colors of the flowers are a nice addition!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 07-27-2015 11:39 PM

Great looking trellis! I like the wood and metal combo—should look great after it gets a little rain!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 04-27-2017 08:00 PM

Looks nice!. What size posts /cross bar did you use ?

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