Timberfram Pergola - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
next
Decks and Outdoor Projects Photo Gallery View the decks and outdoor projects gallery Post your project photos


Timberfram Pergola

comments (1) May 31st, 2010 in Project Gallery
pestoman pestoman, member

Western cedar bents are assembled and pegged on the ground.
The bent is raised and connector beams and braces are added.
A keyed scarf joint settles into place.
Black walnut pegs add contrasting accents.
That was a fun morning!
Western cedar bents are assembled and pegged on the ground.Click To Enlarge

Western cedar "bents" are assembled and pegged on the ground.


My son, Brendan Matthews (www.traditionalbarnraisers.com) built this pergola for his cousin using timberframe joinery and raising techniques. 


Design or Plan used: My own design - Brendan Matthews
posted in: Project Gallery, deck, outdoor spaces, timber-frame, arts and crafts

Comments (1)

retiren5 retiren5 writes: Outstanding, always a pleasure to see great craftsmanship.
Posted: 1:08 pm on June 3rd

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.