Category Archives: pergolas

Traditional Pergola in Oak

We have been busy with pergolas recently. The other one we have recently finished is a very traditional rectangular pergola about 7m by 3.5m which covers a paved area in the back garden of my client just next to their … Continue reading

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Hexagonal Pergola

I have just finished¬† a rather elegant hexagonal pergola for private client in Oxfordshire. The timber I used was all from store and so had about a year of seasoning in it which helped considerably in getting everything stable accurate.¬† … Continue reading

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Traditional oak pergola with curved beams – more photos

Last autumn I finished a large pergola. Here are some more photos. This shows nearly the full length of the pergola – about 35 meters. Here’s a view from the other side of the garden. And here’s the view as … Continue reading

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Traditional Oak Pergola with curved beams

I have just finished making a large oak pergola. It’s about 35m long and consists of 16 bays. All of the beams running along the pergola, and joists running across it have a lovely gentle curve cut on them. This … Continue reading

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Green oak pergola finished

Today we finished our latest green oak pergola. This is to a very traditional design with corner braces and beams across the top to provide some shade. If you look carefully at the photo you’ll notice that the uprights seem … Continue reading

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Pergola Braces

I have spent today making the braces for a pergola that I am building. These aren’t difficult to make but are quite time consuming as there are quite a few operations to do on each brace: cutting to length, planing … Continue reading

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