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Picture of Wooden arbor - simple DIY project

Step 1: Materials and tools

Picture of Materials and tools
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Mitre saw is really usefull, though a fretsaw might be enough. Fretsaw is a must due to round cuts.



 

Maybe I'm overlooking the obvious, but I can't find some essential details like how you did the footings.

jkadas4 years ago
This is a great project. I would be interested in building one that is much larger, say, for a back deck that is 16'x26'. I imagine it would have to be about 18'x30' and about 12' high (to accommodate the structure from the ground to the roof of the house not just the deck itself). I am wondering what kind of reinforcement would be needed in the center or if it could be built without the Parthenon effect where it will end up looking like a building filled with columns. Any suggestions? Has anyone ever built one to those dimensions? Anyway, beautiful structure - very pleasing to the eye.
Creativeman4 years ago
Great job...just my kind of "stuff"...keep up the good work!
skiedra (author)  Creativeman4 years ago
Cheers. Creativeman
orbecerril4 years ago
how do you make the top
skiedra (author)  orbecerril4 years ago
Which top, orbecerril? The one for the strips? It's a 5x10cm plank turned sideways
scoochmaroo4 years ago
It's gorgeous!!
skiedra (author)  scoochmaroo4 years ago
Thanks, scoochmaroo. Noone could imagine that when I brought home a pile of planks and wall studs :)