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Build a Freestanding Pergola

Build a Freestanding Pergola

Add vertical interest to your garden space with a freestanding pergola.

Step-by-step instructions

Build a Pergola Over a Deck

Build a Pergola Over a Deck

Get how-to instructions for adding a shade structure that will still let the sky peek through.

Transform your deck


Add Climbing Plants to a Pergola

Add Climbing Plants to a Pergola

Learn how to choose and care for fruit and flowering climbers like grapes and morning glory.

Get planting tips

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Top 100 Pergolas Projects

  1. 1. Concrete Columns vs Tree Trunk (00:40:01)

    Team 1 revisits their Turkish vacation by building a pergola with concrete.

  2. 2. How To Measure, Cut and Install Rafters

    Learn how to install the pieces that make the top of a pergola.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. Puppy Pergola (00:03:10)

    Kenny helps this pet owner build a composite shade structure for his dogs.

  4. 4. How to Build a Portico Frame

    The first step in building a portico is building the frame.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. Setting a Structural Post (00:36)

    Paul explains how a structural post ensures that a pergoa will be solid.

  6. 6. How To Cut and Install the Purlins and Capitals for a Pergola

    Learn how to add the finishing touches to the top part of a pergola.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 7. Outdoor Sports Bar (20:00)

    Dean and Derek create the ultimate sports bar for the ultimate sports fan.

  8. 8. Replacing a Waterfront Deck (03:48)

    Paul and the crew repair, replace and redesign a welcoming waterfront deck.

  9. 9. Brick Privacy Patio and Spa (00:03:47)

    The crew creates a calming space to provide privacy from a nearby hospital.

  10. 10. How To Build a Floating Wood Deck and Pergola

    A floating deck and wood pergola add both function and architectural detail to an outdoor space.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 11. Outdoor Shower Room (00:03:29)

    The most popular room in this family's home is now the outdoor shower room.

  12. 12. Outback Backyard Mega Den (00:03:36)

    Anitra works magic to convert a detached shed into a mega den guest suite.

  13. 13. Eat-Out Kitchen (04:06)

    Dean and Derek turn an urban backyard into a tranquil eat-out kitchen.

  14. 14. Fresh Air Dining Room (05:59)

    Seascape-insp outdoor dining w pergola, blend of bricks creates intimate suite.

  15. 15. Rescuing the Retaining Wall (00:03:32)

    An unfinished retaining wall plays a key role in the Moss brothers' design.

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