Garden Arbor Plans
First of all, we recommend you to study all the shapes and designs, before choosing the garden arbor plans. If you don't have a large expertise in the woodworking field, we recommend you to start with a small scale project. Use 2x2 lumber to build the legs of the of the arbor and attach 2x2 trims to both sides of the construction. In addition, if you want to add style to your arbor, you should attach 2x6 lumber to the top. Drill pilot holes trough the shade elements and fit them to the support beams with galvanized screws.
Grape ArborAlternatively, if you want to create a privacy screen or you like climbing plans, you could choose proper grape arbor plans. These constructions are similar in many ways, but you just need to adjust their design as to fit your needs and tastes. While the construction techniques are the same in all these garden projects, you need to use your creativity to create something unique that will fit the style of your house.
Last but not least, we cannot emphasize enough on the importance of securing the posts into place tightly. There are several alternatives that you could choose from. On one end, you could dig 2' deep holes and set the posts into concrete. This will provide a lot of support to your construction, but you won't be able to move it to another location. Alternatively, you could pour concrete footings and use metal anchors.
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