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Pyramid Trellis

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Project by brianl posted 05-30-2010 04:25 PM 3312 views 10 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another quick outdoor project. I loosely based this trellis off the plans at Birds and Blooms , but I shortened it to 4 feet tall. A 7 foot tall trellis would dwarf our garden. I also got inspiration from Andrea Paulin's blog. I limited the number of side decorations – at only four feet, too much is just clutter.

It probably only took me about two hours to make this, it was that quick and easy. Put together with 2 1/2” screws. The supports between the legs are cut at 6 degrees to allow for the pyramid shape. I free-handed the decorative peaks on the table saw. The top decoration was picked up ready-made at a big-box store ($7).

All in all I’m pretty pleased with it. I would have liked to have made it out of Western Cedar, but I can’t seem to find a source for it. The big orange store has cedar, but only in 1” planks.

-- Brian - Belmont, Massachusetts





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#1 posted 05-30-2010 07:38 PM

Nice trellis!! Awesome garden :) We have had really cold weather out west and not much sun so veggies have not been growing very well.

-- helen

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#2 posted 05-30-2010 07:47 PM

A classic design nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-12-2011 07:51 AM

The trellis is cool, hopefully I make a couple someday! Now I just need a garden where I can plant stuff!

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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