my pergola footing for the deck. 1 of 6. the one described on the popular mechanics web tutorial left me feeling that it was a bit—insubstantial. how does anyone feel about this configuration? two 10" carriage bolts thru three 4x4s and 4 5.5" carriage bolts securing it to the deck. Wood Projects, Carriage Bolt, Tutorials Left, Web Tutorials, Three 4X4S, Pergolas Foot, Popular Mechanics, Bolt Security, Mechanics Web
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.
Looking to create a cool, relaxing environment for backyard entertaining this summer? Try building a vine-covered cedar pergola to shade your wood deck using beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style columns. Then, share your photos here! And don't forget to enter the Real DIY Contest for a chance to win!!! www.wrcla.org/...