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This 8ft (2400mm) diameter octagonal A freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structure which provides a shady resting place. Usually square, hexagonal or octagonal shaped. If on the roof of a house, it is called a belvedere. is one of the more simple and cost effective octagonal gazebos to build.
The entire gazebo is constructed out of rough Rough sawn; Not gauged, planed or dressed. (not Surfaced; planed; smooth; even surface; gauged.) Any of the framing wood., which in most parts is readily available and cheaper than dressed or Lumber that has been planed or sanded smooth on one or more surfaces.. Rough sawn lumber also looks attractively rustic.
The floor: There is no allowance for a structural floor in this plan-set as the gazebo is designed to use the existing (grassed) ground as a ‘floor’. If a structural floor of some description is preferred, then A mixture of sand, gravel, water and cement which hardens to a stone like condition when dry., tiles, slate or lumber can easily be added later.
Note: These plans are not intended for the purpose of building permit or consent. If you have any doubts whether a building permit or consent is required for the structure of this gazebo, please inquire at your local authority.