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Garden Bridge Project

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How to build an Arched Garden Bridge
Page Contents
1: Introduction, navigation & wood sizes
2: The plans, parts and materials list you are on this page
3: Making the laminated arch beam
4: Cutting the laminated arch boards
5: Assembling the bridge frame
6: Adding the decking and the handrail
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The plans, parts and materials list

Plan view and part identification

plan of an arched garden bridge
end view plan of an arched garden bridge [a] Shoe
[b] Arch beam
[c] Decking boards
[d] Handrail uprights
[e] Handrail arch frame
[f] Handrail capping board


Materials list

MATERIAL DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
90mm x 45mm (1 1/2" x 3 1/2") treated pine handrail uprights - 4 @ 600 (24")
decking - 25 @ 680 (27")
spreaders - 3 @ 540 (21 1/2")
22m (75ft)
90mm x 19mm (3/4" x 3 1/2") treated pine (knot free) arch beam - 4 @ 2400 (8ft}
handrail arch frame - 2 @ 2700 (9ft)
handrail capping - 2 @ 3000 (10ft)
shoe - 2 @ 625 (25")
23m (76ft)
Hardware M10 (3/8") coach/carriage bolts - 8 @ 75mm (3") and 8 @ 120mm (5").
50mm (2") stainless steel screws - 50 of.
Glue to suit.
metal strap 30mm x 400mm (1" x 16") - 8 of.
100mm (4") galvanized flathead nails - 2-5kg (5.5 lb)