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GARDEN ARBOR FOR OUR BACK YARD

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Project by kiefer posted 1043 days ago 2038 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Garden arbor completed but still needs more stain, but the rain started to pour !
The round posts turned out good with the simple router lathe i build for this project .
The last pics are of a simple way to draw a arch with 3 nails located at start, center and end of the arch
I use 2 boards and rest them on the nails and screw them together .
I then slide the boards along the nails with a pencil located in the intersection of the 2 boards drawing the arch
eliminating a large compass rod ETC ( SIMPLE ) the nail in the centre location gets removed .
This btw is the top arch board of the arbor .


kiefer

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kiefer

28 posts in 1043 days
hardiness zone 4b

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MsDebbieP

14622 posts in 2476 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 1043 days ago

the curve-making is ingenious (I don’t quite get it but that’s ok..
the end result – stunning!

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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jroot

4990 posts in 2106 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1042 days ago

I like this arbor also. Either of them would look good here.

Lots of work though, and having done some wood working, I do appreciate all the effort you have put into these creations.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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Iris43

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posted 1042 days ago

Fabulous! Very nice work. Congrats on a job well done.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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Bon

7371 posts in 2256 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1041 days ago

That looks really good in that spot.Nice job on the arbor.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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soobee

204 posts in 1683 days
hardiness zone 3

posted 1038 days ago

I can smell the wood ;). Looks wonderful. amazing job

-- bee with what is...:) soob

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erika

407 posts in 1526 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1036 days ago

I am so jealous that my husband can’t do that. Of course, he doesn’t have the equipment either. Plus, he wouldn’t know where to start. As for me – I’m afraid of power tools. There was a carpenter on the Bob Vila show who lost a finger to the power saw. I need all of mine.

BTW, the arbours look amazing. Just beautiful and I so want at least one for myself.

-- Erika, Hastings, ON

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yace

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posted 959 days ago

I’m NOT showing this to my wife. – although, when I do show her neat stuff, it usually means i get more tools!!! It looks wonderful, but would look much better in my back yard…

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jroot

4990 posts in 2106 days
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posted 959 days ago

LOL ! Mine too !

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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