Arched Garden Bridge Plans – Landscape Bridge

Arched garden bridge plans. Plans include step-by-step illustrated drawings, shopping list, cutting list, and free PDF download (link at bottom of blog post).

Arched Garden Bridge Plans – Overview

Arched Garden Bridge Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

2 – 2×12 pressure treated – 10′

2 – 2×4 pressure treated – 8′

10 – 2×6 – 8′

2 – 4×4 – 8′

2 – 1×10 – 8′

6 – 4×4 post caps

3″ deck screws

3 1/2″ deck screws

Cutting List

Cutting List

A – 2 – 2×12 pressure treated – 10′

B – 4 – 2×4 pressure treated – 3′ 5″

C -20 – 2×6 – 4′

D – 6 – 4×4 – 2′ 6″

E – 2 – 1×10 – 8′

Arched garden bridge plans - A

Cut two 10′ 2×12’s (A) as shown on illustration above.

Arched garden bridge plans - B

Cut four 2×4’s to 3′ 5″ long. Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown above. Screw 3 1/2″ deck screws through (A) and into (B).

Arched garden bridge plans - C

Cut 20 2×6’s to 4′ long (C). Cut a 45-degree bevel cut on the first and last 2×6. Assemble as shown on illustration above, leaving a 2″ overhang on the sides. Gap boards 1/2″ – 3/4″. Pre-drill holes and screw 3 1/2″ deck screws through (C) and into (A).

Arched garden bridge plans - D

Cut six 4×4’s to 2′ 6″ long (D). Assemble as shown on illustration above. Notch the 2×6 deck boards around the 4×4 rail post. Drill holes and install the 4×4’s with 5 1/2″ carriage bolts.

Arched garden bridge plans - E

Cut two 8′ 1×10’s (E) as shown on illustration above.

Arched garden bridge plans

Pre-drill and install rails (E) using 3″ deck screws. Install 4×4 post caps.

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  1. I enjoy all that you send keep it up thanks

  2. Thank you for all your plans that you send. Thank you and keep them coming. (Buddy L. )

  3. These are my favorites. Bought a new house with a new yard and am in country so no one can complain. I learned thru trial and error how to use tools. My son no longer gives me perfume. I get routers and saws. Your designs are attractive and useful. Many are slated for next spring. I can’t wait.

  4. All the plans you send to me are great and my friends love them them as well keep sending the plans thanks

  5. Put me pn your plans list please.

  6. Thanks for the bridge plan. I am building it for Living Legacy Gardens in Staples Minnesota to replace the one that is there.

  7. Do you have plans for a 12×16 Gambrel shed?

  8. MERCI pour le plan du pont je vais de suite en faire un et encore merci!!!!!!!!

  9. Thanks for the plans! I modified the railing a little bit and used white rope between the 4×4’s to give it a more nautical look. Turned out great!

  10. Please could you send me the garden bridge plans?

  11. Looks absolutely stunning and easy to build for beginners too.

  12. Wayne and Janet Klinger

    I like the looks of it and would love to build one. I would like to to be about 5′ long.
    Thank you

  13. Do you have water wheel plans with faux House and water pump?

  14. I would *love* to build the garden bridge (Arched Garden Bridge Plans – Landscape Bridge). Is it very difficult? My husband says I need to try to do it on my own, but he will be there for standby assist if needed. I’m very determined! Thannk you so much!

  15. This is exactly what I’m looking for to add some interest to our backyard. Please send me the plans. Thanks!

  16. We just built some drainage features to get water from downspouts to the gutters and made 2 of these for crossing them, they’re perfect.

  17. JUST FYI… the 5.5″ carriage bolts are not on the shopping list.

  18. Could you please send me the arched and flat bridge plans please I can’t get any download links to work.

    Thanks in advance

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