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2010 Shade Arbor

Katie and I long ago decided we needed a shade arbor... See it going in and the finished product. April 2011 update. We have remodeled the garden area. Check it out here: http://www.pbase.com/bschrempp/2011_04_17_933_patria_back_garden_remodel
The new shade arbor IMG00024-20100607-1632.jpg
The new shade arbor IMG00024-20100607-1632.jpg
This is where the shade arbor will be Open for more details. DSC_9874.JPG
This is where the shade arbor will be Open for more details. DSC_9874.JPG
The first post going in. DSC_9875.JPG
The first post going in. DSC_9875.JPG
Andy came up for the weekend to help. This would not have happened without his help. DSC_9877.JPG
Andy came up for the weekend to help. This would not have happened without his help. DSC_9877.JPG
The first 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9880.JPG
The first 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9880.JPG
The second 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9881.JPG
The second 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9881.JPG
The third 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9884.JPG
The third 4 X 8 beam. DSC_9884.JPG
The first of the 2 X 6 cross members. DSC_9885.JPG
The first of the 2 X 6 cross members. DSC_9885.JPG
The last of the 4 X 6 cross members. DSC_9889.JPG
The last of the 4 X 6 cross members. DSC_9889.JPG
Done for the day.  open image for more details. DSC_9891.JPG
Done for the day. open image for more details. DSC_9891.JPG
Another angle. We will be adding 2 X 4 member on top of this. That is tomorro. Off to sushi for a job well done. DSC_9892.JPG
Another angle. We will be adding 2 X 4 member on top of this. That is tomorro. Off to sushi for a job well done. DSC_9892.JPG
Corner bracing detail.  DSC_9898.JPG
Corner bracing detail. DSC_9898.JPG
The first of the 2X4s going up. DSC_9899.JPG
The first of the 2X4s going up. DSC_9899.JPG
About half of the 2X4s are upů and going. DSC_9902.JPG
About half of the 2X4s are upů and going. DSC_9902.JPG
Getting close. DSC_9904.JPG
Getting close. DSC_9904.JPG
Ah. DSC_9906.JPG
Ah. DSC_9906.JPG
We left an opening so we can get onto the roof if we need to... DSC_9907.JPG
We left an opening so we can get onto the roof if we need to... DSC_9907.JPG
and made a plug for the opening.  DSC_9908.JPG
and made a "plug" for the opening. DSC_9908.JPG
We signed our work. DSC_9912.JPG
We signed our work. DSC_9912.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 8:00. DSC_9914.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 8:00. DSC_9914.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 11:00. DSC_9915.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 11:00. DSC_9915.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 13:00. DSC_9916.JPG
Longest day of the year, give or take 48 hours. Early morning sun, about 13:00. DSC_9916.JPG
DONE! We might have to add some shade cloth. DSC_9920.JPG
DONE! We might have to add some shade cloth. DSC_9920.JPG
We added the shade cloth. DSC_0038.JPG
We added the shade cloth. DSC_0038.JPG
We added the shade cloth. DSC_0040.JPG
We added the shade cloth. DSC_0040.JPG
Adding some art DSC_0043.JPG
Adding some "art" DSC_0043.JPG
Adding some art DSC_0044.JPG
Adding some "art" DSC_0044.JPG
and a new rocker for Katie. DSC_0049.JPG
and a new rocker for Katie. DSC_0049.JPG
Adding some art DSC_0051.JPG
Adding some "art" DSC_0051.JPG
Adding some art DSC_0055.JPG
Adding some "art" DSC_0055.JPG
The view from the top of the Arbor looking east. DSC_0029pano.jpg
The view from the top of the Arbor looking east. DSC_0029pano.jpg
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DSC_0271.JPG