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Project 8 - Louvered Pergola

Let me show you how to build a 12' x 12' louvered pergola with FlexFence hardware FlexFence louvered pergola, animation

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 1
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 1

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 2
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 2

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 3
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 3

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 4
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 4

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 5
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 5

FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 6
FlexFence louvered pergola - Step 6

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Material Listing

  • 9/kitsFLEX•fence ®
  • 4/pcs. -FLEX•Post brackets (optional)
  • 4/pcs.- 4" x 4" x 12’
  • 4/pcs.-2" x 6" x 14’
  • 2/pcs.-2" x 6" x 12’
  • 2/pcs.-2" x 4" x 12’
  • 6/pcs.-2" x 4" x 46"
  • 99/pcs.-1" x 6" x 44 ¾"
  • 56/pcs. - #8-2" wood screws
  • 1" finishing nails
  • 18/pcs. - 3/16th x 1 ¾" machine eyebolts with appropriate nuts,
  • washers and t-nuts
  • 18/pcs -Rope or dowels with hooks to operate the louvers
  • Exterior grade carpenter's glue

Tools Required

  • Pencil
  • Measuring Tape
  • #1 Robertson Screw Driver-Green Handle or (Philips Screw Driver)
  • #2 Robertson Screw Drive-Red Handle (Philips -Screw Driver)
  • Hand Saw
  • Hammer
  • Chissel
  • Combination Square
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Level

Optional Tools

  • Drill with appropriate bits & counter sink bit
  • Router with decorative bits
  • Power saws - Mitre & Skill

Howie's Tips

  1. When attaching the FLEX•fence ® brackets onto the rails allow for the brackets to move freely (swivel). Do not over tighten!
  2. When sizing FLEX•fence ® always cut the rails and operating bar with hand tools and never with power tools.
  3. Always wear protective goggles.

Note: The drawings are to be used as a guide only.


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