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The attached lean-to pergola above was built by John. What a fantastic job he's made of it!
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Click on the links below to see other great stories about how other people built their own pergolas...
Nik & Helen's Corner Pergola
We built our pergola using the corner pergola plans, just adjusted the measurements to fit the space. As our ground is full of massive rocks we couldn't …
Tips For Building Your Corner Pergola
Firstly, the work hurdles as I saw them.. • I had a really bad and unproductive corner of the garden to fill but the corner is not a …
Proud Pergola Owners
We were very impressed by the plans on your website and sent off for the Asian Pergola plans. We have an excellent carpenter who followed them to …
A Rose Arch for the Mother-In-Law!
Hello All, My name's Rob and I would like to share with you a garden project I just recently finished. Having completed building the Hexagonal Pergola …
These Pergola Plans Really Are For Beginners!
So when my wife came back from the garden center and asked if I could build a pergola for the garden, I said “Sure, no problem, when the weather gets a …
How to Take Care of Your Hot Tub
Maintaining your hot tub is similar to maintaining your swimming pool, in fact some of the same techniques are used. Here useful tips you can follow …
Capturing the Sun!
I am a bit of a DIYer and like to turn my hand to things so when the pergola idea took hold I needed to find a starting point - and hey presto - 'Pergola …
John's pergola is a fabulous example of a DIY pergola made from the step-by-step plans!
This is Rob's 'tongue in cheek' look at how his 2 1/2 year old son, Hiromu, masterminded and built the pergola in their garden in Japan!
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Pitched Roof Hexagonal Pergola
Free Simple Pergola Plans
Attached Lean-to Pergola
Free Raised Bed Plans
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