pergola post-setting options. normally, a free-standing pergola would be built on concrete piers, sunk below the frost line. since the patio was in good, solid shape, with concrete 5 to 6 thick, we took the instant-gratification route and built it right on the patio.
51 free diy pergola plans and ideas that you can build in your garden. 2. the plant hanger pergola. this pergola is not for beginners. however, if you are an experienced builder then you will be right at home with this one. the author of this post actually offered a great idea. you could plant grape vines near the pergola and eventually
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the post saddles for the deck foot anchor have a lateral slide feature which allows the saddle to be moved up to about 2' to make up for any errors in the location of your pergola footings. your goal should be to ensure that each footing is indeed in line with the corners of the pergola so that your structure is as close to perfectly square or
can i build a pergola on an existing deck, without digging more footers? ask question asked 7 years, 7 months ago. the question i have now is how to go about building a pergola on top of part of the existing deck - thinking something like 12x12', 8' high. post your answer discard
4 modern pergola installation guide step 2 install post mounts a mount to deck figure 2a a. add blocking below deck flooring under each post mount. minimum blocking thickness of 3' this is two 2x10s thick b. inset mount as necessary to ensure the base of post does not overhang edge of decking. i. for standard kits no post
anchoring pergola to floating deck. by brian laverdiere foley, mn i'm in the process of putting together a floating deck about a foot off the ground as seen at www.deckplans.com editor's note: deckplans.com is no longer an active site .