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Weekend Arbor Woodworking Plan

woodworking project plan weekend arbor outdoor With a few simple hand tools and some lumber and supplies from your local home center, you can build this beautiful arbor in one weekend—and then spend the rest of your summer weekends enjoying it!

Our basic arbor woodworking plan (left) provides an attractive, simple archway along a garden path. With a little more lumber, you can also build an optional gate, fence, and even an attached garden bench, see closer look for details.

Overall size of the basic arbor is 86-1/4" high x 64-1/2" wide x 31" deep. We used standard, dimensional western red cedar lumber, so there's no ripping involved. Plus, we'll show you and easy method for anchoring the arbor to concrete pads. This woodworking project plan appeared in Workbench magazine No. 258.
woodworking project planSuggested power tools: Circular hand saw, jig saw, router.
woodworking project plan weekend arbor outdoorWHAT YOU GET
12 pages step-by-step instructions
Color photos and exploded views
Plans for bench, gate, and fence.
Shop tips and techniques
All for only $9.95
woodworking project plan weekend arbor outdoor

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Weekend Arbor Woodworking Plan