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My sister had asked me for a trellis for one of her flower gardens. She wanted something that would take up space on the side of her garage. After a few days of contemplating, I came up with what my nephew calls “bubbles”. One piece of 3/4” exterior plywood and a jig saw, exterior primer and trim paint.

-- ~tomorrow should see more working and less figuring

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#1 posted 01-13-2011 05:45 PM

very cool trellis!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#2 posted 01-13-2011 05:49 PM

that is awesome looking and one of a kind.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 01-13-2011 05:52 PM

That’s great. It will look wonderful with flowers all over it.

-- Kate,

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#4 posted 01-13-2011 06:23 PM

That is very impressive. Well done.

I assume you had a circle cutting jig for your jig saw. Still, this had to be a tedious process.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#5 posted 01-13-2011 06:44 PM

yes, I made a jig out of some scrap wood. The cutting went fairly fast. A lot of edges to sand!

-- ~tomorrow should see more working and less figuring

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#6 posted 01-13-2011 07:56 PM

thats cool simple yet different

-- Brian

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#7 posted 01-13-2011 11:04 PM

That is a pretty cool looking trellis. Curious how did you fasten them all together?


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#8 posted 01-14-2011 12:47 AM

this is SO cool.
brilliant idea and execution.

I’d love to see it over at – without plants and then with the flowers.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 01-14-2011 03:54 AM

I love the project, I’m not sure I understand—-”She wanted something that would take up space”??

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#10 posted 01-14-2011 06:18 AM


-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#11 posted 04-03-2012 10:50 AM

That is a very nice project! At first I though it is plywood strips bent after soaking to form circles.

Is it all done using a single sheet of plywood and cutting smaller and smaller circles?

Is the jig a simple plywood strip fixed in the middle of the sheet on one and and on the jig saw on the other??

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#12 posted 04-07-2016 07:29 PM

Finally found your posting! I’ve totally copied your design. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

-- - many trees died so that I may create the perfect breadboard. Someday. Probably not soon.

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