These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to create a Spanish-style arbor topped with distinctive tiles that lend a bit of sophistication to a patio.
This arbor is a solid construction consisting of 4×4 posts concreted into the ground, 2×4 rafters and 2×2 laths. The overall height is 88 inches, although that can be changed to suit, and the footprint (overall area on the ground) is 44 inches x 28 inches.
The obvious way to define your yard is to put up a fence. The cool way is to forget the fence and just build a gateway portal from here to there that implies a change of space without presenting a physical barrier.
Building a bench and arbor combo is in some ways less complicated than building a standalone bench. The arbor provides the structure, and the bench comes along for the ride with no complex angles or fancy joinery.
A shelter of vines or branches or of latticework covered with climbing shrubs or vines. A walk through Garden arbor that can support plants and generally complements the landscape.
At the link you can follow along and build your own arbor with trellis.
You can add a little romance to your garden with this handsome arbor bench. The freestanding 60-inch-wide, 30-inch-deep, 86-inch-high structure has a number of subtle features that add to its appearance, strength, and comfort.
Material, Cutting and Hardware list only. This arbor project is featured in Workbench Magazine Issue 258.
Beautifully detailed drawing of a garden arbor gate. Will dress up any landscape. DXF Format