DIY Deck and Covered Pergola Build – How I Built by Myself

Hello, everyone!! In this video I will walk you through this DIY Deck and Pergola Build in my backyard. All the way from the foundations, the framing, deck boards, to setting the posts, beams and my pergola cover over 3 fun weekends! If you want a full material list breakdown with price, send me an email and I will gladly share it with you! Hopefully you find this video useful for your DIY Project! #diy #modern #pergola

Treated Materials Used for the Deck Build:
(30) – 2x6x6’s – https://www.lowes.com/pd/Severe-Weath…
(10) – Deck Blocks – https://www.lowes.com/pd/Common-7-in-x-11-in-x-11-in-Actual-7-125-in-x-10-375-in-x-10-375-in-Concrete-Deck-Block/50113084
(50) – 5/4-in x 6-in x 8-ft Deck Boards – https://www.lowes.com/pd/Severe-Weath…

Cedar Materials Used for Pergola Build:
(4) – 6x6x12′
(4) – 4x4x12′
(2) – 2x8xx16′
(15) – 2x6x16′
(2) – 4x12x14′ Beams

Ceiling Fan for the Pergola
– https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Decorators-Collection-Makenna-60-in-Indoor-Outdoor-Matte-Black-Ceiling-Fan-with-Integrated-LED-with-Light-Kit-DC-Motor-and-Remote-52106/314459955

Roof Cover for Pergola – https://www.coveryourpergola.com/
– Apollo Roofing System from @CoverYourPergola – https://www.coveryourpergola.com/apollo-system/

00:00 – Intro
01:29 – Framing the Deck
05:56 – Foundation for Columns
08:26 – Installing Blocking on Framing
08:51 – Prepping the U Shape on Columns for Beams
12:06 – Installing the Posts
16:23 – Installing Blocking and Bolts around Posts
11:18 – Cutting the Posts to Size
12:00 – Installing the Posts
17:08 – Teaching Jax early.
18:35 – Prepping the Beam
19:16 – Lifting the Beam.
20:38 – Installing the Decking
21:19 – Starting the Roof Rafters
22:48 – Roof Cover Install
28:04 – Detailing the Pergola
30:53 – Pergola and Deck Complete

Author: Rich