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reclaimed cedar Pergola

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Project by StephenSchaad posted 09-18-2012 03:42 AM 1027 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our umbrella broke so I did what any woodworker would do, built a pergola! Took me about 8 hours or less. The cedar came from a neighbors porch railing so I just had to plain it all down and put it together. It was a lot more work than that but I’ll be modest. Going to plant some Jasmine by the poles but in the mean time I may staple some mesh on the top for more shade. Who knows, no one ever sits down there anyway. All together it cost about $45 for hardware and of course the wood was free!





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RhynoDesign

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#1 posted 09-18-2012 04:33 AM

Nice work! Your view of a pond and golf course must be unbearable to sit by! LOL! beautiful view.

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Grumpymike

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#2 posted 09-18-2012 05:33 PM

AAhhh, FREE my favorite four letter ‘F’ word. I certanly hope that your neighbor dosn’t miss that porch railing.
Sorry ‘bout that I’m just in one of thoes moods today.
That is a great pergola and nice end treatment to the lumber.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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StephenSchaad

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#3 posted 09-18-2012 07:11 PM

Grumpymike, http://lh3.ggpht.com/_FInfBTZ6n-o/SarL8mcW-PI/AAAAAAAACjc/Ld3nF7u8lco/feb_28_2009.jpg

He’ll never notice!

haha He installed new pressure treated fancy railings and got rid of the straight 2×4 cedar. Free is a great word!

Rhynodesign, it’s not a bad place to sit, but I’d rather be in the shop sanding or cutting! haha

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Kopac

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#4 posted 09-19-2012 02:06 AM

Amazing view made even better by your work!

-- - AndrewKopac.com -

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