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How to Install Arbor Beams

Finish the arbor by adding header boards and joists.

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Materials

  • 2x2 boards
  • 2x12 boards
  • galvanized carriage bolts
  • galvanized lag bolts
  • 3/4" plywood
  • cedar shims

Tools

  • cordless drill
  • hammer drill
  • circular saw
  • miter saw
  • hammer
  • tape measure
  • carpenter's pencil
  • level
  • carpenter's square
  • safety glasses
  • chalk line
  • wood bit
  • router
  • brad nailer

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