17 Free Pergola Plans

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pergola in a yard

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These free pergola plans will help you build that much-needed structure in your backyard to give you shade, cover your hot tub, or simply define an outdoor space into something special.

You'll find a wide variety of shapes and styles for pergolas here as well as plans for both free-standing and deck pergolas. 

Building a pergola can be a simple to challenging building project depending on what plan you pick so make sure you know your skill level before starting. All the free pergola plans include building instructions, lists of tools and materials that you'll need, diagrams, and photos.

After you've looked at these free pergola plans be sure to check out my other free woodworking plans for all your outside needs, including plans on how to build arbors, gazebos, sheds, picnic tables, greenhouses, potting benchesdog houses, porch swings, chicken coops, and much more.