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Every Saturday for 3 weeks, 9:00am-1:00pm





Gain the knowledge to design and construct your own pergola and timber deck and steps. Learn how to lay timber decking to achieve a professional appearance. The project is based on a design where no building permit is required but we do consider larger projects which may require permits.


    • Appropriate work clothes (ie. long pants or overalls and long sleeved top)
    • Work boots
    • Protective safety glasses
    • Level
    • Ear Plugs
    • Hammer
    • Nail Bag
    • Tape measure
    • Square
    • One metre folding ruler
    • Chisel
    • Pen and Note Paper
    • Safety glasses, hearing protection and dust mask are to comply with relevant Australian Standards


    • Design a timber deck and pergola and learn how to determine timbers to use
    • Gain practical experience in measuring and setting out
    • Gain experience in the options for building a pergola and deck
    • Learn how to lay timber decking
    • Learn about designing and building steps
    • Topics covered:
    • General safety issues and building regulations
    • Materials options and selection
    • Construction options
    • Stair construction

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