Tools For Building Pergola

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Learn how to plan your pergola (or trellis) and the tools needed when building a pergola in this free garden remodel video from a home construction expert. View Video Transcript

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Bob Street

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Okay, this is Bob Street with Houdini Home Improvements on behalf of Expert Village. We are here in Mason, Ohio today and we are going to build a trellis. We've come onto the job site and the concrete fellows had been here before us. They've already poured the concrete slab and they have been nice enough to pour our footers for our trellis. So this is the step that we can't show you because it has already been done. But it is a basic step pouring footers and lining up pens to set our post on. We've got some post mounts that will set down onto these particular footers and we will have a 6 x 6 on top of that which will hold up the rest of the trellis. We are going to build a box around this post on the bottom so they can put some culture stone on it to make this look a little bit more appealing and try to match the decor in which they are after. So let's progress into that a little bit and see how we do. Here are the tools that we need to build the trellis or Pergola. We are going to need a 7 1/4 circular saw, we've got an impact driver, we've got a drill, chalk line, clamp, zig saw, a pass load power nailer, square, hammer and a level.