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New pergola

DIYgals
Junior Contributor

New pergola

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I thought I'd share some of the projects we have been working on at our new house. Here's some images of our new pergola, we think it's pretty great. Best of all every time we work on a project we learn something new and gain more and more confidence to give something bigger and better a crack! 

 

Let me know if you have any questions, happy to share any tips and tricks. :smile:

 

P.S: Ignore the funny looking stormwater pipes in the back, we hadn't yet connected it properly in these pics.

 

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Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: New Pergola

Wow, wonderful work @DIYgals. You should feel really proud of what you have achieved. It looks fantastic and I'm sure will inspire plenty of other Bunnings Workshop community members. Many thanks for sharing the photos and the terrific time-lapse video. We will feature your handiwork on our Project Gallery.

 

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DIYgals
Junior Contributor

Re: New Pergola

Thanks so much Jason!

 

We have learnt so much from others on forums such as the Bunnings Workshop community, hopefully we can help some others do the same. :smile:

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MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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Re: New Pergola

Very skilled work, @DIYgals

 

I'd like to know if there was anything you'd have done differently or if you ran into any issues during construction. 

 

Many thanks for sharing, as I trust your build will be of great inspiration to our other members.

 

Well done.

 

Mitchell

 

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DIYgals
Junior Contributor

Re: New Pergola

Thanks @MitchellMc,

Things ran very smoothly for the pergola. We had issues with internal gutter brackets, we found they were a bit difficult to work with and get the correct fall. We switched to external brackets on the studio and shed and found they were much easier to work with.

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Itai
Experienced Contributor

Re: New Pergola

Hey @DIYgals 


This looks great! Well done! 

Couple of questions:
1. What sort of posts are those? Look like steel? Colourbond posts perhaps? What length are they?

2. Did you buy a pre-fab kit, or build from scratch? Do you have any designs or drawings you might share?

3. Do you have any in progress shots of the deck and designs/drawings too?

4. Would you be able to add a photo of how you've attached the lights? Do you think I would be able to attach a ceiling fan if I use a similar design?

 

Thanks

 

itai

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DIYgals
Junior Contributor

Re: New Pergola

Thanks @Itai ,

 

Yes, these are painted galvanised steel. 

We designed and built this from scratch. I'm sure we have some drawing we would be happy to share with you. Send me a private message. 

Yes, I will upload a better photo of the lights, we have electrical facilities to install a fan but haven't yet got around to that one.

 

Thanks,

Lauren

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