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How To Assemble, Cut and Install Lintels for a Pergola

Learn how to install lentils, which are the pieces that form the outside of the grid on top of a pergola.

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Materials

  • 2x10 boards
  • plywood
  • wood screws
  • paint
  • exterior-grade caulk

Tools

  • sandpaper
  • paintbrush
  • tape measure
  • table saw
  • jigsaw
  • drill bits
  • drill bit
  • chalk line
  • level

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