Build this decorative Garden Getaway Arbor Pergola with these easy to follow how-to plans. If you are looking for a weekend project to beautify your yard or garden and you want it to be solid, straightforward and built to last, this project is for you. Pick your preferred style of comfort; you can build this arbor to hang a swing or a hammock. The plans include the option for either design. Pergolas and arbors are an attractive and practical way to add architectural interest and shade to your backyard. These overhead structures create shade and privacy over sitting areas, letting only a portion of the sun shine through.
NOTE: Picture is shown with optional porch swing installed. The porch swing plans are sold separately.
Features: Sturdy construction with decorative details. Make from cedar, redwood, pine or treated lumber. Lattice (wooden or PVC) wall panels provide privacy, as well as support for climbing plants. Vertical posts are set in ground with option to use manufactured steel anchors.
Size: Swing Arbor stands approximately 91in. tall and 144in. wide and 60in. deep. Option for hammock arbor will extend the width to about 190in.
Plans Include: Step-by-step instructions, materials list, cutting diagrams, 3-D exploded assembly drawings and detailed drawings. Options for hanging a swing or hammock.
Skill Level: Basic to Moderate woodworking skills required.
These plans are created by the Editors of WOODŽ Magazine