LumberJocks

Wall Grape Trellis

  • Advertise with us
Project by Cantil3v3r posted 09-21-2009 08:02 PM 27287 views 23 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wall grape trellis that I built a couple weeks ago, but finally got the pictures together. It is constructed out of all heartwood Redwood. I didn’t end up putting any finishes on it as I wanted it to naturally age, and didn’t want it to affect the grapes in any way. After planning it out it only took me a day to build and put it in. The vines are loving it and happily growing and staying off of the house.





18 comments so far

View Kristoffer's profile

Kristoffer

671 posts in 1963 days


#1 posted 09-21-2009 08:08 PM

Nice work! Right up my alley, too. I love a nice trellis and this one is beautiful.

-- Cheers and God Bless

View isetegija's profile

isetegija

762 posts in 2262 days


#2 posted 09-21-2009 08:09 PM

Looks very well made.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

View stefang's profile

stefang

13633 posts in 2082 days


#3 posted 09-21-2009 08:36 PM

‘that is a fine looking trellis! Does it remove for cleaning and painting? It looks like it might.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Cantil3v3r's profile

Cantil3v3r

66 posts in 1924 days


#4 posted 09-21-2009 08:52 PM

stefang – I have one wall anchor into it, and it is sitting in 2 post holders that are somewhat hidden by the river rock so if it does get damaged, beaten up by the weather, or I simply want to replace it I can.

View TedM's profile

TedM

2002 posts in 2480 days


#5 posted 09-21-2009 09:29 PM

Great work!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2994 days


#6 posted 09-21-2009 11:42 PM

Very nice. maybe some morning glories mixed in there would look nice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View Eric in central Florida's profile

Eric in central Florida

3672 posts in 2323 days


#7 posted 09-22-2009 01:19 AM

That came out great!
Let’s see a pic of those vines a year from now!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

View dustyal's profile

dustyal

1217 posts in 2223 days


#8 posted 09-22-2009 01:43 AM

Well done. Red seedless grapes? Any provision for netting to keep the birds out of the near-ready to pick grapes? That was my problem. Nice arbor. Great vines. Birds ravished the harvest and then they would hang around and gloat. Refreshed, they proceeded to bombard the car. But, the arbor was nice.

Nicely designed and built. Simple eloquence.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

View huff's profile

huff

2810 posts in 2033 days


#9 posted 09-22-2009 03:14 AM

Looks great. I’m holding out for the wine! lol

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112883 posts in 2325 days


#10 posted 09-22-2009 04:05 AM

Did you hear it through the grape vine…This is cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 2420 days


#11 posted 09-22-2009 12:49 PM

Nice Trellis!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View grapes's profile

grapes

1 post in 1916 days


#12 posted 09-22-2009 05:38 PM

That’s a beautiful trellis. Great looks with great functionality.

-- http://www.growmoregrapes.com/

View Cantil3v3r's profile

Cantil3v3r

66 posts in 1924 days


#13 posted 09-22-2009 05:39 PM

huff – you are going to be waiting a while for that wine since these are my table grapes. I built a proper two tiered trellies around the side for my 6 Primitivo vines (genetically equivalent to Zinfandel).

dustyal – I have 2 Crimson seedless (red) and 1 Thompson seedless (green). To be honest I havn’t put much thought to the birds since all of the vines have just been planted this year. I will definitley give it some thought though for both of my trellises.

View Sam Yerardi's profile

Sam Yerardi

244 posts in 2643 days


#14 posted 09-23-2009 04:30 PM

I love your trellis… you should sell these.

-- Sam

View jeanlowry's profile

jeanlowry

27 posts in 2217 days


#15 posted 05-18-2010 04:43 AM

how did you attach the grid to the vertical 4 x posts?

Great trellis by the way. It looks great!!

-- Jean, Colorado, find time to make some dust!

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase