Patio Structure - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
next
Decks and Outdoor Projects Photo Gallery View the decks and outdoor projects gallery Post your project photos


Patio Structure

comments (0) May 31st, 2010 in Project Gallery
Acctplus Acctplus, member

Cedar Arched Patio Structure
Evening Outdoor Dining Space
Arched Cedar Strip Ceiling with Ambient Lighting
Cedar Arched Patio StructureClick To Enlarge

Cedar Arched Patio Structure


Tired of putting up temporary shelters for my kids' birthday parties in the event of rain, I came up with a design that would add to the outdoor living space of my home: A patio structure with arched cedar strip ceiling complete with ambient lighting in the crown molding, soffit pot lights and a drip irrigation system for hanging pots at each of the four columns.  Originally the plans included a continuous ring beam(Issue #145 Feb/Mar 02, p.86) however steel column caps were ultimately used.  Another issue of FHB was helpful in determining the scaling of the columns.


Design or Plan used: My own design
posted in: Project Gallery

Comments (0)

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