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How to Build a Pergola

Create an inviting outdoor space that's partially shaded by overhead rafters and climbing vines.

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Gather your supplies before you start this project.

8" auger
Bit driver and bits
Tape measure
4' level
Circular and jigsaws

9 6x6x12 cedar posts
18 2x10x14 cedar or reclaimed joists/rafters
80 1/4” x 3” lag bolts or #12 x 3” structural wood screws
14 bags instant concrete
5 gallons exterior wood treatment
1 can marking paint
7 2x4x12 studs
         Safety gear:
Safety glasses
Work gloves



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