Simple Pergola Materials List

Design 2


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

Now, here's the simple pergola materials list for Design 2 showing all the things that you will need to build it from your downloaded plans.





You can find all of the tools 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. 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.


Tools:

Tape Measure

Step Ladder

Workbench

Post Level

Spirit Level

Mallet

Hand Saw or powered saw

Builders Square

Sledgehammer

Drill (Corded/Cordless)

Drill Bit Set – 2mm and 8mm wood bit

Spanner


Optional:

Extension Reel

RCD Safety Plug

Reciprocating Saw (Corded/Cordless)

Jigsaw - for cutting curved rafter tails

Screwdriver Set

Marking Paint


Materials:

4(3” by 3”) square posts OR planed posts

8(4” by 2”) rafters x (2.4m) lengths (treated timber)

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

Metpost driving tool

Screws (3.5mm x 16mm) for outdoor use

Coach bolts (M8 x 110mm) OR M8 x 40mm Coach Screws

Washers (M8)

12 fence clips / U-bracket (50mm)

Clear preservative


Optional:

Wood stain/preservative

Square trellis panels for the side panels

Diamond trellis for the side panels



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



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