9 Apr 2016 Make your backyard deck even more amazing this summer with this custom DIY pergola. Tutorial . Be sure not only that your bracing is securing the beams, but also that it will not get in your way as you continue constructing.
22 May 2015 A new series, brought to you by Cottage Life, Jason Lake shows you common mistakes, and easy fixes for building a deck. Jason is a contractor, host of Decks, Docks & Gazebos on Cottage Life TV and fan of the channel,
26 Jul 2013 The ultimate how to guide for properly mounting pergolas to any surface, including decks, paving stones, poured concrete, and more. A properly mounted pergola will stay true to shape and safely secured for life. Making
There are several ways to attach a pergola to a deck but they all depend on the size of your pergola and the construction of your deck. If possible, a pergola anchored to a footing is best. Cutting out the deck to allow the pergola posts to reach a
Routing the rafters and cross beams in a pleasing design does much to add to the attractiveness and value of the pergola. If you are not comfortable cutting holes in the deck, consider using post anchors that attach to the deck itself and support
Drill one hole in the center of the bottom of each planter — this is where the lag screw will go to attach to the post. Drill multiple holes around the outer ring of the bottom of the planter to create drainage for the plants. 2. Drill a hole in the center
This step by step diy woodworking project is about deck pergola plans. This detailed article It's that simple to build a deck pergola! . Cut the 2×6 beams at the right size and use joist hangers to secure them to the perimeter components.
22 Apr 2009 One thing to watch out for: Tying the pergola to a deck can be dangerous. Get a permit to ensure your plans are safe. Finally, local laws require setbacks from a property line to the edge of a structure. Check building codes; at
15 Jun 2012 The existing deck is only maybe 3 feet off the ground at the highest point. Can I build a freestanding pergola on top of the existing deck, or attached to the floor joists or something like that? I dont want to attach it to the house,
14 Dec 2009 The deck platform was built summer of 07 and the pergola was finished summer 08. i'm currently planning on something similar, without attaching it to the house. wondering how you attached the pergola posts to the deck?
26 Sep 2017 You can add a freestanding pergola to your deck to create a room outside, with crossbeams for Attach one pair of the boards, or crossbeam, to the 4-by-4-inch posts using two of the 7-by-1/2-inch carriage bolts. The top
6 May 2010 This is one method used to attach a deck to a brick house. At Your Deck Company we use 1/2" threaded rod for the ledger connection drilling through the house