DIY Backyard Pergola with Free Plan

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Then, bore pilot holes and attach the slats with 3-in. No. 10 screws.

CAPPING THE POSTS

To make the post caps, cut square blanks and then set the table saw blade to 15 degrees for shaping the bevels.

Use a longer board with a stop across the end as a sled to guide each blank through the blade. Clamp the blanks to the sled when making the cuts.

Secure the caps with 6d galvanized finishing nails and construction adhesive.

 

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