Get it done – Pergola

 

Shopping List

  • Poles 75 – 100mm treated:
  • 8 x 3,6m
  • 2 x 3m
  • 30 Lats of 3m
  • 3 x pole brackets for wall mounting
  • 3m hoop iron strip
  • Wooden lattice (in garden section) – according to size you want to close off.
  • 8 x coach screws 8 x 100mm
  • Raw bolts to fit brackets
  • 4 or 5mm x 70mm chipboard screws, 1 bag
  • 4x40mm chipboard screws
  • 6mm wall plugs
  • 1 roll of plastic sheeting to cover 22 square m
  • 2 cubic meters of gravel stone
  • 70 red face bricks for edging
  • 3 bags concrete pre mix
  • 2 x plants

Tool List

  • PFZ 500 E multi saw with wood blade
  • PST 700 E Jig saw
  • Impact drill
  • PBH 2000 rotary hammer drill with drill bit for rawl bolts
  • PSR 18V cordless drill
  • PSR 14,4 cordless drill
  • PCL 20 crossbeam laser level
  • PLR 50 digital laser range finder
  • Drill bit set with sockets to fit coach screws
  • Spirit level
  • Spade and garden fork
  • Wheel barrow
  • Ladders

STEPS

Day one

  1. Remove existing bench and table
  2. Measure out for poles
  3. Dig 3 holes
  4. Mix premix concrete.
  5. Place poles and pour in cement
  6. Brace poles with lats and leave to set.
  7. Clear grass (Whilst grass is being cleared and concrete is setting we carry on with the rest)
  8. Measure out on the wall where brackets must go x 5
  9. Drill holes for brackets x 5
  10. Put brackets against the wall x 5
  11. Once grass is cleared we lay plastic sheeting
  12. Lay brick border
  13. Fill with stones

Day two

  1. Transfer measurements from brackets to poles
  2. Cut planted poles to size
  3. Cut, drill and join front cross beams to upright poles
  4. Cut Hoople iron to size and drill holes
  5. Put the remainder 5 poles in the brackets and fasten to the front beam with hoople iron.
  6. Cut lats to size and drill holes
  7. Fasten lats to the top of the poles
  8. Put in lattice walls on the side
  9. Dig holes and plant vines/creepers against lattice
  10. Put Table and Benches back