8x8 pergola plans, free PDF download.

8×8 Pergola Plans

8×8 pergola plans, DIY project. These plans include a free PDF download (link at bottom of blog post), drawings, measurements, cutting list, and a shopping list.

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pergola

8×8 Pergola Plans | Overview

8x8 pergola plans, front view.
front view
8x8 pergola plans, side view.
side view

8×8 Pergola Plans | Material List

Shopping List

  • 4 – 6×6 – 8 ft.
  • 13 – 2×6 – 10 ft.
  • 4 – 2×6 – 8 ft.
  • 11 – 2×2 – 10 ft.

hardware

Cutting List

  • 4 – 6×6 – 8 ft.
  • 13 – 2×6 – 10 ft.
  • 4 – 2×6 – 48 in.
  • 4 – 2×6 – 40-5/16 in.
  • 11 – 2×2 – 10 ft.
pergola 6x6 post
  • 4 – 6×6 – 8 ft.

Cut four 6×6 post to 8 ft. long. Install to a 8 ft.x8 ft. area as shown in drawing above, measure and make sure area is squared. Secure post to the floor with 6×6 post base.


pergola rafter end details
  • 8 – 2×6 – 10 ft.

Cut eight 2×6 boards to 10 ft. long. Cut the ends of the boards as shown on drawing above.

8x8 pergola plans, front, back, 2x6 boards installation details.

Install four 10 ft. 2×6 boards to the front and back of the pergola 6×6 posts, as shown on drawing above.

Use clamps to hold the 2×6 boards in place, drill holes through 2×6 boars and posts, secure boards with 9 in. carriage bolts.


8x8 pergola plans, 2x6 side board installation details,

Install four 10 ft. 2×6 boards to the sides of the pergola, as shown on drawing above.

Use clamps to hold the 2×6 boards in place, drill holes through boards and post, and secure with 9 in. carriage bolts.


2x6 roof boards end details
  • 5 – 2×6 – 10 ft.

Cut five 2×6 boards to 10 ft. long. Cut the ends of the boards as shown on drawing above.

8x8 pergola plans, 2x6 roof boards installation details.

Install the five 10 ft. 2×6 boards as shown on drawing above.

Pre-drill holes and screw 3 in. deck screws through the side of the top board and into the bottom board.


front back brace
  • 4 – 2×6 – 48 in.

Front and back corner brace. Cut four 2×6 boards to 48 in. long for the front and back brace. Cut boards as shown on drawing above.

side brace
  • 4 – 2×6 – 40-5/16 in.

Cut four 2×6 boards to 40-5/16 in. long for the corner side brace. Cut boards as shown on drawing above.

8x8 pergola plans, 2x6 front and side brace installed.

Pre-drill holes and install the 2×6 corner brace using 3 in. deck screws.


8x8 pergola plans, 2x2 top boards.
  • 11 – 2×2 – 10 ft.

Cut eleven 2×2 boards to 10 ft. long. Space out boards 1 ft.

Pre-drill all holes and screw 3 in. deck screws through the top of the 2×2 boards and into the 2×6 bottom boards.


3 comments

  1. Thank you I love your designs 💛

  2. This may be the project I was looking for!

  3. I’m looking for help with building a patio cover in a slight L shape attached to 3 walls

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