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1.) The A shelter of vines or branches or of latticework covered with climbing shrubs or vines. A walk through Garden structure that can support plants and generally complements the landscape. posts
Dig four holes 14″ (350mm) square by 24″ (600mm) deep.
Position the holes as shown in the arbor plan (Page 2). A mixture of sand, gravel, water and cement which hardens to a stone like condition when dry. the posts in place and wait until the concrete cures (usually the next day) before cutting the tops of the posts to the required height.
For a detailed description of how to position the posts, mix and pour the concrete, and cut the top of the posts (including the An L-shaped cutout with one side, that is always at an end or side of a member, unlike a notch that is a U-shaped cutout.), go to here,
and although it is for a different arbour, the method is the same.
2.) Cut and trench the arbor beams
Mark and trench (checkout, rebate) the two beams. The Any of the three linear measurements, length, breadth and depth. are shown in the Arbor plan (Page 2).
This can be achieved by setting the blade on a circular saw to the required depth and making repeated saw cuts across the A supporting member. where the trench is to go. Finish by chiseling out the grooves with a sharp chisel. The more saw cuts, the easier the chiseling.
3.) Position the arbor beams
A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. the beams to the top of the posts with 12mm (1/2″) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. Are round headed bolts with square shoulders that resist rotation when located or driven into place. They can be called coach bolts or carriage bolts depending on which part of the world you live in. The head end of the bolt does not need a washer, but the other end of the bolt (the nut end) usually does./carriage bolts. Use two bolts at each meeting, eight in all. (See picture.)