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Pergola Design with Curved Cedar Rafters

For this blog post I’d like to go back and revisit a pergola I built a few years ago. This build was prior to the launch of this YouTube channel but the construction and assembly of this structure is fairly straightforward so I’ll use some animation to show you how it was done.

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Raspberry Trellis for the Garden

Build your own Raspberry Trellises from red cedar posts and 2×4’s. Complete animated build video that shows step-by-step how to make a support for your berry bushes. Grow berries on wood and galvanized wire supports. It’s an easy trellis design based on the popular raspberry trellis T post system.

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Build a Pergola – Simple Cedar Plan Idea

This pergola is easy to build with detailed plans. Build a pergola in your garden, patio, or back yard. Pergolas add shade and a great DIY project. For this blog post I’d like to go back and revisit a pergola I built a few years ago. This build was prior to the launch of this YouTube channel but the construction and assembly of this structure is fairly straightforward so I’ll use some animation to show you how it was done.

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Timber Frame Pavilion – Garden Gazebo Plan, Drawing

We wanted to build an open structure as a center piece for our garden and as a shady spot to sit, work, or socialize. I wanted it to be built in a timber frame style with simple joinery and posts on 10 by 10 centres.

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Bosch Jigsaw Review & Cutting Timber Curves

For my Timber Frame Style Woodshed project and Garden Pavilion Build, I used this jigsaw to cut curved profiles in the ends of 6″ x 6″ beams and in rafters. This Bosch Jigsaw model JS470EB review demonstrates the capabilities of this tool and it’s put to the test cutting heavy timbers.

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