Outdoor Gazebo Plan
Popular Mechanics has this great 5 page article on How to Build a Gazebo which is durable and relatively maintenance free. They build this gazebo with pressure treated lumber, cedar and galvanized hardware throughout. They have lots of great gazebo diagrams and building instructions but are missing a cut list which you will have to make yourself after you read the article. This would be an advanced gazebo woodworking project
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Octagonal Redwood Gazebo Plan
This Lake Tahoe Gazebo plan is an Octagonal Redwood Gazebo Plan from Calredwood.org. This Gazebo Design Plan is a 5 page pdf with detailed illustrations and a materials list at the end. CalRedwood also discusses the tools you will need when you build this Lake Tahoe Gazebo.
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Building a Gazebo
This Hexagon Gazebo Plan is from CreativeHomeowner.com and includes lots of great details for Building a Gazebo. They have an inclusive materials and tools list. This do it yourself gazebo plan includes detailed instructions and gorgous color illustrations guiding you through step by step on How to Build a Gazebo.
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Backyard Gazebo Design
Mother Earth News has a Backyard Gazebo Design Plan with some nice drawings and text. The text with this gazebo plan is a little rambling and somewhat hard to follow. But with some careful attention you can pull the general gazebo design idea out of the text and drawings. See the second link below for the drawing image gallery. The website is a little slow so you will need to be patient to work through this Backyard Gazebo Design.
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8 x 8 Square Gazebo Plan
TreatedWood.com has a nice 8x8 Gazebo Plan. This 5 page pdf has a detailed materials and hardware list. Then they then take you through the steps for building this Small Gazebo including setting posts, laying out your gazebo deck, gazebo roof framing, with over 20 detailed illustrations.
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How to Build a Gazebo
This Free Gazebo Plan comes from Buildeazy.com and discusses how to build a 8 foot diameter octagonal gazebo. They have 9 webpages on How to Build a Gazebo with a materials and tool requirement list. They show you step by step how to place the footing and post layout, how to place the beams, how to creating the roof, and making the handrail. There are nice color diagrams throughout these gazebo plans. There is a ft & inches version and a metric version. See the two links below.
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10 x 10 Square Gazebo Plan
Great Southern Wood Preserving has a free 10 x 10 Square Gazebo Plan. This plan does not come with much in the way of written instructions. There is a good gazebo materials list and a detailed drawing of this Square Gazebo with lenghts designated on the illustration.
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Octagonal Wooden Gazebo
LSU AgCenter has simple Octagonal Wooden Gazebo plan. This gazebo plan comes in a three page PDF with two pages of detailed drawings and a bill of materials list. There are no real written instructions for this gazebo plan so you might need to do some ad-libbing.
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Garden Gazebo Plan
Mitre10.com.au has a attractive free Garden Gazebo Plan with easy to follow directions and great plan drawings. All the mesurements for this garden gazebo plan are in metric so you might need to convert this to feet and inches. This free plan comes as a 4 page PDF with a cutting list, hardware list, and tool list. They have 9 detailed steps including setting the posts, cutting the beams, fixing the beams, adding the roofing, etc. There are also 14 detailed drawings to help you construct this Do it Yourself Garden Gazebo.
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Patio Gazebo Plan
Popular Science calls this Patio Gazebo Plan the "Backyard Retreat". It is an interesting design that is half a gazebo with decorative lattice panels that gives you some privacy on your patio from your neighbors. There is not a lot of detail with this patio gazebo design but there are 4 gazebo diagrams and enough text to describe the general idea of it.
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Backyard Gazebo Plan
This Backyard Gazebo Plan from Extreme How-To can be build from cedar. This Gazebo Plan is a bit sparce in details with no cut list or tool list. So I would say this is more of a wood gazebo building idea. However there are some detailed illustrations so an advanced woodworker could use this plan to build a gazebo.
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Victorian Gazebo Plan
This White Victorian Gazebo Plan comes from Black & Decker and gives detailed gazebo materials list with detailed illustrations. There are step by step instructions including pouring the concrete piers, setting the gazebo's posts, installing the floor beams, decking, rafters, etc. I can not find this Victorian Gazebo on Black & Deckers site anymore so I link to an archive page for the plans.
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