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How to Build an Arbor

This project shows you how to build a functional and decorative arbor that will provide shade for an outdoor kitchen.

Project excerpted from A Greener ChristmasBuy this book in the HGTV Store
  • Time

  • Price Range

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

A functional and decorative arbor is added to an outdoor kitchen project.

Build an arbor to provide shade and decoration for your outdoor kitchen:

1
  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Install Arbor Posts

Placing and securing the arbor posts takes place after the lumber has been painted.

2
  • Time

    Several Weekends

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Install Arbor Beams

Finish the arbor by adding header boards and joists.

Project excerpted from A Greener Christmas

2009 Published with permission of DK Publishing, Dorling Kindersley Limited, All rights reserved

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