I would like to build an octagonal gazebo, timber framed. Does anyone here know any resources on which joints to use? I'll gladly buy a book or pay for a plan, provided it is actually timber frame.
We were thinking about 4 meters diameter (outside radius about 2.2m). The...
This project was made with two 2x4s and two solid wood round discs. Although it’s hard to see in the photos, the pillar has a unique shape due to the v-notched 2x4s. This design is very sturdy and should hold about anything you would like to place on it.
I'm trying to make an octagon structure as shown in the pictures. It's a very simple design - 2x4s with a V cut on one end.
Does anyone have suggestions on how to attach the pieces together.
Thanks in advance.
This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this bird house were optimized for a House Finch size bird.
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