Are There Any End Cut Pergola Designs And Ideas?
There are plenty of pergola end cut or rafter tails designs and ideas are available, end cut design and style can really increase the beauty of your patio or attached pergola gazebos. Have a look some pergola end cut or rafter tails designs and ideas below.
What Are Header Boards For A Pergola?
The header boards are the double set of boards that attach to each side of the post. We secure ours with (2) 10″ bolts at each post. It takes a total of 8 bolts to attach all 4 header boards. With a basic jigsaw, decorative cuts can easily be cut into the ends. Using treated 2x boards makes the pergola strong and sturdy.
What Size Boards Do I Need For A Pergola?
Using treated 2x boards makes the pergola strong and sturdy. We always use 2 x 8″ or 2 x 10″ boards for the header boards. They add strength and a beefy look to the finished pergola. You need a total of 4 header boards for a four post pergola. The purlins are the main crossing boards of a pergola.
What Are The Parts Of A Pergola?
(See : Old World Garden Step By Step Pergola Plans – Includes Material List Too!) A pergola is made up of 4 distinct parts: (4) posts, (4) header boards, purlins (the main crossing boards), and the top stringer boards.