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How to Build a Pergola (page 1 of 2)

A garden pergola not only adds structure and style to your backyard, it will help add value to your home.

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Materials

  • power screw tips
  • 4 4x4 x 8' pressure-treated boards
  • 4 fiberglass columns
  • 4 2x8 x 12' pressure-treated beams
  • 2 2x8 x 10' pressure-treated beam ties
  • 11 2x6 x 12' pressure-treated boards
  • 8 1x8 clear pine boards
  • 8 2x2 x 1' boards
  • 8 1x3 boards
  • 8' 2x8 pressure-treated boards
  • construction adhesive
  • ready-mix concrete
  • 4 2" x 3" galvanized steel angle brackets
  • 48 2" galvanized drive screws
  • 22 5" galvanized drive screws
  • 12 2-1/2" drive screws
  • stain

Tools

  • measuring tape
  • hammer
  • carpenter's square
  • shovel
  • wheelbarrow
  • power auger
  • saber saw
  • caulk gun
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • reciprocating saw
  • 3' level

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