Simple Pergola Materials List

Design 1

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

Now, here's the simple pergola materials list for Design 1 showing all the things that you will need to build it from your downloaded plans.


Tape Measure

Step Ladder


Post Level

Spirit Level


Hand Saw

Builders Square



Drill (Corded/Cordless)

Drill Bit Set – 2mm and 8mm wood bit




RCD Safety Plug

Reciprocating Saw (Corded/Cordless)

Jigsaw - for cutting curved rafter tails

Screwdriver Set

Marking Paint


4(3” by 3”) square posts

4(4” by 1”) rafters x (2.4m) lengths

1 (6’ x 6’) trellis or any dimension you would like!

4(3” x 3”) spiked Metposts / post anchor

Metpost driving tool

Screws (4mm x 65mm) for outdoor use

Coach bolts (M8 x 110mm)

Washers (M8)

Clear preservative


Wood stain/preservative

Trellis panels for the sides

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