Are you looking for a new design of timber pergola? If you have the previous idea to use cedar for the materials of the pergola you want, you can try using timber as the alternative. You can try to use a floating pergola idea which uses wood door as the highlights.
What tools required for making this finished?
A measuring tape
A string line
If you want to do the pergola-making by your hands, please make sure you know how to get it started and the instructions. If you are not sure, you can hire a mason or builder that has handyman skill. Or, you can save more time by hiring professional Pergolas Melbourne contractor.
To start making a timber pergola, you should mark the area that the pergola you want will be placed. Then, you can decide what shape pergola you want, whether it is a square, circle, or hexagon. Thus, you can start to measure the size of the pergola. Start from corner by corner.
Now, it is the time for you to use your string lines to give you the outside frames of your pergola. Then measure also the diagonals to ensure the balance size of it.
After you make the frames, you can start doing the corner posts and the joists. For this step, you need to dig and measure thoroughly the base for the pergola.
Do this and that measurement and plugging the wood to make the structure, the stable one. Then you can add the swing, dining table, or sofas under it.
Do not forget that it is an open-roof structure. It means that you should think other solution to cover the things in the Timber pergola if rain is coming.
Just make sure to have balance joists so that the pergola will not break down.