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Project by thejaz posted 981 days ago 2587 views 17 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was ’this years’ (2011) project for my brother in Atl.
It’s a 12’ floating deck with a 12’ pergola.
Although it appears to be a traditional three tier pergola, there is actually an invisible solid roof inset (10×10) in the center, with a 1/12 pitch.
No nails – just bolts and screws.
(The deck in the background was ’last years’ project ;-)

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz





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David Grimes

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#1 posted 981 days ago

The best I’ve seen and I build them. Very unique and really nice night time shot. Be proud of yourself.

BTW, I put a layer of lattice on the bottom course of my personal pergola, too.

That top layer is sweet, too.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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thejaz

40 posts in 981 days


#2 posted 981 days ago

Thanks Dave. I forgot the ‘under lattice’ in the story (oops). My brother now has vines growing up the posts, and the lattice was there to train them around the top. I’ll up-date with that picture soon.
Thanks, again—Now, I’m off to your site! ;-)

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz

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dakremer

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#3 posted 981 days ago

what a VERY cool back yard! you did a fine job!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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thejaz

40 posts in 981 days


#4 posted 981 days ago

Thanks, dakremer! The ‘thing’s you do for a brother’! ;-)
I’m headin’ over to your site now.

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 980 days ago

Very nice project! It sure looks good at night all lit up!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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plastercat

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#6 posted 980 days ago

Great really like this, i’ve just built a deck for someone (photos coming soon) but been chatting with the wife about building one at the top of our garden and i’m looking at yours and taking great inspiration, probably won’t get round to it until next year but enjoyed looking at yours, thanks.

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thejaz

40 posts in 981 days


#7 posted 980 days ago

Thanks, Plastercat. If I can figure out how to put my ‘SketchUp’ file on my Pergola page, you’ll see how easy it is to add a pergola to your garden! (bare with me—I’m new here ;-)

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz

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jcees

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#8 posted 977 days ago

Nicely conceived and executed. I miss ATL. Lived in Decatur for ten years. I put up a perg last year as well. Been setting field stones most of this year till it got too hot. Great night shot, still haven’t electrified mine yet. Maybe when it cools off…

Anyway, great job. Your bro better be gladsome.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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