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Project by Timothy posted 05-17-2009 02:38 AM 2131 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed something that my purple green beans and cucumbers could grow and climb on. Made from pine from the orange big box store, normally prefer the blue and gray one, but someone gave me a gift card. Horizontal bars are spaced a foot apart. One side is seven feet tall and the other is six feet tall. Trellis is four feet wide. Soon after this picture I staked is down with four stakes after a heavy wind blew it over. Should be interesting as plants actually fill in the air space.

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#1 posted 05-17-2009 02:44 AM

good idea well done

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#2 posted 05-17-2009 02:28 PM

Very cool! I think my dad would like somthing like that! Good idea!

-- Jeremy, Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 05-17-2009 02:32 PM

Nice trellis. And isn’t purple green beans one of them oxymoron things?

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#4 posted 05-17-2009 11:15 PM

Very nice!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 05-18-2009 01:27 AM

I made somewhat the same thing for my cucumbers, but I bought 2 panels of Wire 4 ft tall by 8 ft. long. It was like $6.00 a piece. I tied one one to the other and made like a Tee-Pee with it over the plants. Never used them before but wanted to try something new this year. I need to make one more and I may use your idea on the next one. I have some scrap wood that needs to be used up. Good Job.

-- David, Tignall,Georgia

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 10:09 PM

nice design.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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