Corner Pergola Materials List

You have the plans ready to make your beautiful garden structure.

Now, here's the corner pergola materials and tools list showing all the things that you will need to build it from your downloaded plans.

You can find all of the tools and fixings here.

Just click on the link and enter the item name in the search box.

Several options may be listed. Choose any that are within your budget. For power tools, if you can afford DeWalt, Makita or Hitachi, go for those - DeWalt being the best.

Look in the Clearance section, where they have items listed that are not available through their other pages, as you can get some great bargains here, e.g drill bit sets and tubs of screws.

Find posts and postcrete here...

Find treated softwood timber for rafters here...

For further ideas on where to source tools and materials take a look here...


  • Tape measure
  • Step ladder
  • Work bench
  • Post level
  • Spirit level
  • Mallet
  • Hand saw
  • Builder's square
  • Sledgehammer
  • Chisel
  • Drill (corded or cordless)
  • Drill bit set (2mm and 8mm bits)
  • Spanner
  • String
  • Metal or wooden pegs
  • Pencil


  • Extension reel
  • RCD safety plug
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Jigsaw (for curved rafter tails)
  • Screwdriver set
  • Line marker paint


  • 7 (3"x3") square posts = (75mmx75mm)
  • 4 (6'x4') trellis panels (optional)
  • 8 (6"x1.5") rafters x 3.6m lengths
  • 7 spiked, concrete-in or bolt down post anchors (Metposts)
  • Post anchor driving tool
  • Decking or stainless steel screws - approximatley 4mm x 65mm (min)
  • 7 coach bolts -M8 x 130mm
  • Washers M8
  • Clear preservative


  • Wood stain/colour
  • Coloured wood preservative

If you don't already have the downloadable pergola plans, find them here.

Copyright image: A stunning corner pergola design made from the step-by-step pergola plans.

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