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Project by NormLz posted 02-02-2014 05:54 AM 1529 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a project I completed a couple of years ago. After a numbers of years of having to deal with temporary gazebos I decided to finally built a permanent structure. I secured the structure to 3 ft Sona tubes filled with concrete and anchor bolts. I used pressure treated 6×6 post and enclosed the post with 3/4” pine boards. I built the K braces using spruce 2×8’s glued together. I chose spruce also for the roof rafters instead of Douglas fir because I knew I would be staining everything. Douglas fir stained would not match stained pine or spruce. The horizontal bracings are Douglas fir 2×8’s glued to 1/2” plywood to construct laminated beams then enclosed with 3/4” pine boards. There are receptacles in the center post and 2 exterior paddle fans plus ceiling lights. Overall the Pavilion has proven to be a very good addition to our pool area.

-- Norm, Connecticut





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#1 posted 02-02-2014 06:27 AM

Wow, that looks great.. it’s top notch.

-- Vince

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#2 posted 02-02-2014 06:59 AM

Nice framing details, It came out great.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 02-02-2014 07:31 AM

looks great love the size…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 02-02-2014 08:09 AM

An epic build! I love it solidity. Is that your home? It’s very beautiful.

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#5 posted 02-02-2014 10:44 PM

It looks great. The stain definitely enhanced it.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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exelectrician

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#6 posted 02-02-2014 11:05 PM

It is amazing how the gentle curve on the angled supports transform the whole look. Your build rocks!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#7 posted 02-03-2014 10:40 PM

Holy Cow Norm!!
That’s huge!

Saying well done just does not do that justice!

-- Measure twice and try not to cut your thumbs off!

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#8 posted 02-04-2014 08:52 PM

Super nice!

-- tel

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#9 posted 02-06-2014 02:58 PM

It looks fantastic. Beautiful and clean work on it. The wood and finish looks great. An awesome addition to the whole estate. Excellent job!

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