Curved Pergola

  • Advertise with us
Project by rrdesigns posted 06-12-2010 04:10 AM 5879 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

16 comments so far

View live4ever's profile


983 posts in 1976 days

#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.

View degoose's profile


7116 posts in 2320 days

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

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

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

View BTKS's profile


1983 posts in 2430 days

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


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

View patron's profile


13391 posts in 2307 days

#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

View woodworm's profile


14142 posts in 2556 days

#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.

View a1Jim's profile


113449 posts in 2543 days

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

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

-- Custom furniture

View greg's profile


88 posts in 2162 days

#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

View Jerry's profile


221 posts in 2504 days

#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

View rrdesigns's profile


508 posts in 2152 days

#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

View webwood's profile


622 posts in 2216 days

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

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

-- -erik & christy-

View BarbS's profile


2434 posts in 3051 days

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

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


View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2698 posts in 2252 days

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

Great job,

Thanks for sharing

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

View Splinterman's profile


23058 posts in 2327 days

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

Hey Beth,
Cool looking job…well done.

View mtkate's profile


2049 posts in 2291 days

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

I love it.

View Tom's profile


30 posts in 2385 days

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

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

-- Tom

showing 1 through 15 of 16 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