Looking for a pergola plan with each part labeled?
Check out the massive illustration below which is as series of 15 diagrams setting out how to build a wooden pergola. It includes a bird’s eye view, roof plan, front and rear side views, post and beam illustrations, and concrete footing information.
Rafters: Sloped internal beams that support the roof.
Beams: Horizontal pieces of timber used to carry a load or support the roof.
Knee Brace: A diagonal wooden structure that provides horizontal stability to the post frame structure.
Bolts: Metals, pins or bars used for fastening.
Posts: Vertical support in a structure.
Floor: The bottom surface of a room where one can walk.
Concrete: Composite building material composed of a mixture of aggregates and paste or rocks.