Free Rose Arbor Plan by ExtremeHowTo
Here are plans for a rose arbor that measures 7 feet tall and is wide enough to place outdoor furniture under.
Arbor plans can help you make a beautiful entryway to your yard or house with a comfortable swing or bench. A garden arbor can also do double duty acting as a support for roses, grape vines or other climbing plants.
Free DIY arbor plans are available in many shapes and styles to compliment any architectural style and many are easily customized to fit a specific area. Choose a project with a gate or double doors, bench or latticework for added interest, or select a simple structure of posts and cross-member stock lumber.
CCA treated lumber is the most economical building material, but redwood is a beautiful and long lasting wood that can be used for an arbor structure that is attractive and durable. Always use galvanized or stainless steel fasteners to avoid rust and corrosion.
Using basic woodworking skills, you can build this simple arbor in a short amount of time with little investment.
Building the sides first, then building the pieces for the arched top are some of the techniques listed in the instructions to help you get this arbor built in the easiest way possible.
Step by step instructions on how to create this lovely arched arbor that is perfect as a gateway.
Just one project like this in your backyard adds so much character, even if it doesn't have a distinct purpose. You can paint it or build it out of cedar and merely add an exterior primer or sealer.
This project is for a garden arbor with a flat top and has a list of materials needed and helpful drawings. Very nice set of plans from Georgia-Pacific.
Be sure to print the plans out if you are thinking of building this arbor while the project sheet is still available. This would be nice for growing grapes.