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This was my weekend project for my mother's back patio. A previous trellis of store-bought diagonal slats had disintegrated in a big wind storm, so I went searching for LJ's examples of trellis designs. I found a beauty from the Woodgal http://tinyurl.com/23kwff5 and adapted it to my space (Thanks, Woodgal.) I had to use the existing pressure-treated posts, and fit between them the 3/4" copper tubing that supports the uprights. All in all, I think it worked well enough. Barely visible is a red hook for a hanging planter, under the right side of the top crosspiece. A basket will fill that open space on the right. It was a good day's work!

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Very nice Barb it has a great eye appeal, I like the rustic feel and rocks it just all comes together.
 

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That's a handsome structure and I also like the log cabin!
 

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Thank you Jim and Mellie. The log cabin is a double-car garage I've taken over as my shop.
 

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Nice addition, perfect for climbers to make a great screen.
 

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Well done Barbs, I'm sure your Mom is pleased with it.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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That's a real nice addition Barbs & it'll only get better when the flowers arrive
Like that cabin by the way I thought they only existed in westerns bet it a real cool place to live
Cheers
 

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Great job Barb! Like the copper you incorparated into this. I'm kinda jealous of how cool this log home looks from what I can see of it. I have always wanted a log home. Not pratical in Southern Califonia though with the termites LOL …..
 

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great rustic trellis/planter..I enjoyed seeing your log garage..I built my house from the same type of logs..flat on sides, so one has flat walls. Has served me well in 40-50 below zero winters. Enjoy your "new" garden space
 

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great touch , barbs .

looks like it will last this time .

and it looks great !
 

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Nice touch with the copper. That should weather gracefully as well, with a bit of time.

How did you attach the copper pipe to the posts… I can't tell from the picture?
 

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Thank you, everyone. Jonathan, I just had to line up parallel holes in both posts for the pipe to fit into. This design would be simple if assembled in the shop as one piece, but gave me some trouble in lining everything up using the existing posts already well-sunk! Deeper holes on one side to slide the unit left, then right into shallow holes was the simplest way to go. Marking them took four hands, though.
Yes, my mother loves it. Poor mother. It only took me eight months to find a new design and complete it!
 

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I like it, that turned out nice. When it's covered with flowers, post another picture.
 

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That's really nice. So great when we can use or talents for the betterment and enjoyment of our loved ones. Super addition…...........
 

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Hey Barbs…..that turned out really nice. Great job. I bet Mom loves it very much not only because it looks great but the fact that you were the one who made it for her.
 

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Hi Woodgal. Mother does love it, and thanks for the design idea. It works very well, and we're happy with it.
 
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