Pergola

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by neversatisfiedj, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Has anyone built a pergola on a wooden deck ?
     
  2. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
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    I have built lots of Pergolas and Colonnade's but never on a wooden deck. Don't do too much deck work here in AZ. In fact I have built the only two decks I have ever seen here in AZ.
     
  3. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I guess I've been involved with one or two, but never built one myself... What do you need to know?
     
  4. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Josh - Here is one we did like 8 years ago. What is your specific question?

    Chris

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  5. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Chris , did you carrige bolg the posts to the deck joists or to the decking boards ?
     
  6. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We pulled up deck boards and bolted directly through joists or beams.

    Chris
     
  7. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
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    I'm not Chris but I did work for several years as a journeyman carpenter. If I were building one on a deck I would have some metal strapping to the joists at the very least. I would prefer to see the posts set in concrete below the deck and the decking worked around the posts.
     

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