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How to Build a Backyard Pergola: Simple DIY Woodworking Project Step-by step plans to make an arbor-like cedar structure, by Rick Peters. Here's a structure that won't provide shelter, so, why build it? Because in the absence of walls and a roof, it defines an outdoor space without constraining it. It's a unique architectural blend that places you both inside and out at the same time. The structure is called a pergola, and it's just the thing to bring backyard landscaping to life.
How To Build The Perfect Pergola! • Great Ideas and Tutorials! Including from 'popular mechanics', this how-to on building a backyard pergola.
If you have a space of yard that needs shade and a bit of color provided by flowers, a pergola is...