This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY free woodworking plans to build garden pergolas from woodworker related web sites. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a wooden trellis shade structure. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
Aside from being a decorative element in itself, the pergola allows you to suspend flower pots and provides support for climbing plants. It also provides you with shade and privacy that add comfort to your garden. We recommend you anchor your pergola onto concrete piers.
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