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8 Metre long pergola

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Paul Bodiam27/02/2018 16:21:18
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When we moved in to our house a little over 2 years ago the garden was neglected and somehat overgrown. My sole contribution to improving the garden was to clear a section at the end for my workshop, and dig a trench for an armoured cable to get power to the workshop (you can see where my priorities lay)

We've now had the garden landscaped and I've built a pergola ove the path to the workshop door. All the joints are mortice and tennon with a turned peg - no metal fixings in this project!

There will be another, smaller, pergola in front of the workshop. Now Mrs B would like a Lutyens style bench.

One day I'll get back to making musical instruments - which is what I built the workshop for in the first place!



Edited By Paul Bodiam on 27/02/2018 16:21:40

Edited By Paul Bodiam on 27/02/2018 16:22:34

Derek Lane27/02/2018 20:18:42
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Veyr nice indeed Paul. Good to see you posting again, next job put a roof on it so you don't get wet when going to the shed

Edited By Derek Lane on 27/02/2018 20:19:24

Elysium Screens10/09/2018 07:43:35
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You are doing a wonderful job and I appreciate your work. I will wait for your next post.


Edited By Derek Lane on 10/09/2018 08:54:56

derek willis 110/09/2018 09:44:51
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It's a real pleasure to see a project carried out accurately, correctly and skillfully,

a credit to you, one that will last and last, something to be proud of.


Edited By derek willis 1 on 10/09/2018 09:45:16

Paul Bodiam18/09/2018 22:41:44
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The original photos were taken in February when I completed the first pergola. Since then I have built a second one and aded custom-made trellis panels.

Here are a few more pictures of the pergolas taken in June after things started growing.....


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