Curved Pergola

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Project by rrdesigns posted 06-12-2010 04:10 AM 7220 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project whose early design was created using SketchUp. It can be found at The design changed somewhat as the actual project progressed. Overall, I was very pleased with the way the finished project worked out. Figuring out the angles involved and keeping the interior as unobstructed as possible was a challenge.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#1 posted 06-12-2010 04:45 AM

That looks great! Wish it was on the back of my house!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#2 posted 06-12-2010 04:45 AM

What a great place to sit and think…
Seriously nice….

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#3 posted 06-12-2010 04:48 AM


-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#4 posted 06-12-2010 04:56 AM

beth ,

i like !

what you did with all the suggestions on here ,
is wonderful .
the posts away from the house is great .
like a hallway . very nice !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 06-12-2010 05:49 AM

Veri nice design, I love to have it on my house too ( if I can afford to buy lumber…)

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 06-12-2010 05:52 AM

Great Job beth I guess you showed your crittics on this jpb .It looks fantastic.

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#7 posted 06-12-2010 01:54 PM

my old sister has a patio similar to yours and was wanting a pergola over i like yours thanks for the inspiration

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#8 posted 06-12-2010 03:02 PM

Beautiful project, you should be very proud of this one!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#9 posted 06-12-2010 03:15 PM

FYI: The cedar and other materials for this project cost $2200. Overall dimensions are approximately 12’x22’ far post to far post length and width with an additional 4’ roof section connecting it to the house above the gutter.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#10 posted 06-12-2010 05:24 PM

very cool – been contemplating this for a while – thanks beth

-- -erik & christy-

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#11 posted 06-12-2010 05:31 PM

OH, that turned out very nicely. Fun to follow through your design dilemmas. Great job!


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#12 posted 06-12-2010 05:49 PM

Great job,

Thanks for sharing


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#13 posted 06-13-2010 09:55 AM

Hey Beth,
Cool looking job…well done.

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#14 posted 06-13-2010 01:08 PM

I love it.

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#15 posted 06-14-2010 05:21 PM

Great job Beth, I have a Pergola in my yard and we love it.

-- Tom

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