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Kiwifr33
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Rose Arbour construction

So a while ago the other half may have stolen a nice rose cutting from the nursery. In her defense, it was from their garden, not from a plant that was for sale.

Fast forward to six months after I bought a couple of 200 x 75 treated pine sleepers and ripped them in half to make posts (another story, but I won’t be doing that again!) - they are finally dry. Not sure if I’m following the original plan re: embellishments, time will tell. Structural stuff is underway. Circular saw joinery is never pretty...

 

 

 

1D54E86B-A637-47EB-A8BA-A0EB1991F964.jpegLaps on posts for trellis rails, also gang cut. Measure twice, cut four times!C0081AFE-C5A3-4FE8-A78A-BE5EF276E478.jpegPlans37BCE8D5-3018-415D-96C7-E8CB07D8C974.jpegThe general idea: side viewBEA662A0-172D-4CE2-94D3-94D08004E989.jpegTop rails with angles and lap joints gang cut for consistency

Kiwifr33
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

I’d like to add a couple more photos but it seems to be restricting me to two..? Jason? Jaaaasssoon!!!

EDIT: it let me have more if I dropped from large to medium.

Community Manager Jason
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

There's no limit on the number of photos you can add to a post @Kiwifr33, so not sure what problem you were experiencing. But I would encourage you to add new photos in a new reply rather than continuing to edit the original post as members who are following the discussion will be alerted to replies, but won't if you just edit a post. 

 

Let me know if you continue to have trouble.

 

Jason

 

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Kiwifr33
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

Thanks @Jason, I don’t know what it was doing either!

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Community Manager Jason
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

No worries. Feel free to reach out anytime you need a hand with anything @Kiwifr33.

 

By the way, you might get some tips from keen woodworker @Wayne who built a barbecue arbour a couple of years back. See https://www.workshop.com.au/t5/Outdoor/Building-the-BBQ-Arbor/m-p/4443

 

There's also this - https://www.bunnings.com.au/diy-advice/outdoor/paths-and-landscaping/how-to-build-a-diy-timber-garde...

 

Jason

 

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greygardener
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

Looking forward to seeing it come together.

Kiwifr33
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Re: Rose Arbour construction

Thanks @greygardener, had a little setback during the week when 10cm of water ran through the garage (where the resdymix was sitting on the floor). On the plus side, the inch of rain responsible should make it easier to dig the post holes!

The 'customer' wants an unfinished weathered look, so those nice bright green top rails might have to bake outside for a while too...

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