Timberfram Pergola - Fine Homebuilding

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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

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