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Project by CSGloyd posted 05-01-2012 02:54 AM 1750 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this cedar arbor for my backyard last summer. For the curved slats on the sides I made a template out of hardboard then used a pattern bit in my router to make them two at a time. I hope to have some vines growing on it this summer. I actually made two of them and sold the other to pay for the project.

-- Craig in Happy Valley, OR "Oy, still got all me fingers"





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 05-01-2012 02:56 AM

Nice Arbor.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-01-2012 11:54 AM

Beautiful job on that arbor!!..........JIm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 05-01-2012 12:44 PM

Nice work Craig, it ties everythign in your yard together really well. Good luck filling it in with some vines and flowers. Welcoem to the gang .. thanks for posting. (Nice yard btw)

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-01-2012 01:06 PM

I love arbors; that’s a nice one.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 05-01-2012 02:16 PM

Great job, Some real nice details on this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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jeanmarc

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#6 posted 05-01-2012 05:45 PM

Great job

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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sb194

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#7 posted 05-01-2012 06:04 PM

Nice job. The landscaping also looks great.

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Doug Scott

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#8 posted 05-05-2012 01:05 AM

Nice work, I better not let my girl see that , it will be next on my to do list !
Good lock with the green thumb !

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI

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Andrew

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#9 posted 07-17-2012 12:43 AM

Any more details on this one? How did you attach the curved slats?

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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