A strong free-standing structure. Plans with step-by step instructions and pictures.
A good solid pergola 10ft x 10ft (3m x 3m) written in both metric and imperial measurements.
This 10×10 (3m x3m) pergola is a great looker. The beams and rafters are 2×6 (150mm x50mm) dressed treated wood and the posts and braces are 4×4 (100mm x100mm).
It is a very solid free standing structure which means you don’t need any footings and it can be moved around.
It can be placed on a flat surface without the need of footings. That is because the braces and the bolt placement hold the whole structure rigid.
The downloadable file includes Materials list, Cutting detail, plan drawings, step-by-step building instructions, and photos.
The notches in the rafters fit into the notches in the top beams so they pretty much self align, and likewise with the top battens. Simply cut the notches according to the plans and instructions and everything will fit like a glove..
Materials you will need
WOOD. treated pine or other suitable exterior wood.
4×4 (100mm x100mm) 4 @ 8ft (2400mm)
2×4 (100mm x50mm) 17 @ 10ft (3000mm)
2×2 (50mm x50mm) 12 @ 10ft (3000mm)
BOLTS AND NAILS
2-1/4 lb (1 kg) of 3-1//2″ (90mm) Flat head galvanized nails.
24 only 1/2″ (12mm) galvanized bolts 9″ (220mm) long with nuts and washers.