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I got a 20 by ft span pergola to do in cedar for someone and thet dont want a middle post,Ive done tons of decks but know pergolas so would love some feed back on best method and lumber to use etc.
I have a couple of questions on designing/building a pergola. I am a woodworker, but I do not have any experience with building construction. One person suggested that I hire an engineer for the design, and another said just to copy other similar structures in the neighborhood.
I have a 17' span on my deck which I am building a pergola. I would like to use an aluminum beam to span this. What - Answered by a verified Structural Engineer
Sure. I building a pergola, timber framed style. I have 12' span and plan on using 6X6 timber western red cedar beams. My calculations is that such beams will handle 1200lbs each. or 2400lbs combined as there will be two. my total dead load is under 600lbs. not live load expected.
Pergola questions I'm considering putting a pergola over my patio and I'm having a little trouble locating information on beam and joist spans. Most likely I will be using pressure treated pine but I might go with cedar.
In the picture below, these beams span pretty far, but they are also very thick and I wonder if beams that thick can be mounted to a 6x6. Edit: If worried about the weight, see this wall pergola from Seven Trusts. This would bear the weight with or without the long board in between the columns. This is what I am going to buy or build.
How to Build a Pergola Right in Your Backyard. Step-by step plans to make an arbor-like cedar structure, with 3D animation and master-level blueprints. Attaching the Support Beams.
Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks - Pergola beam span questions - I have a 16' w x 12' deep concrete patio. I want to build a pergola over it.
I would like to know the size of timber beam to span 5 meters between posts of my pergola I would like to build. It would have 3 rafters, length would be 1.8m attached to the beam with some shade battens also.
questions about the length of the pergola beam span: question 1. i am looking for plans and or prints to build a 20 x 20 pergola in my back yard, most of the ones i see are for smaller design. i plan on using 6 x 6 for the posts and sunk in the ground 2ft in concrete. i'm trying to come up with a design to not have a post in the