Create this stylish arch to frame a favourite piece of garden art and support two climbing plants – it makes the ideal year-round focal point.
You will need: 50mm x 50mm treated timber (approx. 14m), 50mm x 75mm treated timber (approx. 2.5m), 65mm self-tapping exterior wood screws, chalk or pencil, exterior PVA glue, paintbrush, Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Pitch Black, sandpaper, saw, screwdriver, set square, tape measure.
Top tip: This design could also be modified as a free standing garden arch – just ensure the top corners are braced with pieces of 50mm x 50mm timber at 45° to increase rigidity, and extend the height of the arch to 2.5m to keep climbing plants well above head height.
Handy hint: If you use regular exterior screws instead of self-tapping, you’ll need to drill pilot holes first to prevent wood from splitting.
To Complete: Fix support frame to a fence using 65mm screws, and plant two climbers either side.
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