How To Build a Gazebo From Wood
Wood gazebos are more and more popular, becoming genuine epicenters of the family life over those long and hot summers when the garden entices with its scents, colors and coolness. In rain or heat, gazebos are the ideal space for respite, away from other futile temptations of the modern times. Below are several designs of different forms and dimensions, with a few plans showing how to build a gazebo from wood.
If you have a big yard with some free space in it you can go for a wooden gazebo, the handiest option and which also helps the construction fi the natural environment perfectly. A gazebo fitting the space and the design of your garden can be a perfect spot for relaxation, where you can also have breakfast, the afternoon tea or barbecue over weekend. Choose between a traditional and a modern gazebos, whatever suits your garden landscape or your personal tastes.
Once built, personalize your gazebo by adding all sorts of other extras. Hang flower pots between the posts and windows or hang string lights to create a romantic effect. Fill it with a table and chairs or even a bed if you want to give it more utility. For those looking for more intimacy, but also to protect from insects, cover the sides with curtains or even windows.
The design options are plenty. You can choose various shapes such as octagon, hexagon, rectangular and oval. Each of them will personalize your garden and bring extra beauty and elegance. Below are examples of each of these different design styles, from simple roofs to oriental style roofs, resembling the Asian pagodas. Accessories such as ceramic amphorae or Japanese fountains or decorative plants and shrubs go very well with the wood gazebos.
A black and white painted gazebo always adds a note of elegance, but, for costs related reasons, you can go for a fabric covered gazebo, simple looking, but as effective as one with a complex architecture.
For an overall image, here are some plans that can guide you if looking to build one yourselves.