DIY Weekend Pergola Project


Join me as we build my dream of 8 years...a pergola. We accomplished it over the course of a 3 day weekend and YOU CAN TOO!!!
From planning to preparing to shopping then building, our complete project notes so you too can build a pergola over the weekend!
Posts, supports and corner braces!
Always, always, always check level as you work!
Add crossbeams to complete your pergola!
Cross beams with a cut edge add a bit of stylish detail.
Your pergola is built!
Hop over to my blog to find the full tutorial, helpful tips and videos, a shopping list, and simple tricks that made this pergola as easy to build as possible! No concrete! My secret is in my full post!

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  • Becki Bode-Wyscarver
    on Jul 23, 2016

    I want to hang up a porch swing on the pergola, will it be strong enough to do this?

  • Suz Roberts
    on Jan 4, 2019

    This is on my wish list! Thank you! I want a longer one...."thats what she said". Big fan of "thats what she said", its the joke that keeps on giving.

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