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Shade Structures

Postby blackturtle.us » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:15 pm

Build a Pergola in 15 minutes
A couple shade structures would increase the amount of area in my yard available for growing plants and so I'm thinking about adding a couple along the sides of my house. This one looks nice, but I'm not sure about doing a project like this! Also something a little more lightweight would be more than adequate as far as I'm concerned.
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby wildrose » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:25 am

How to Build a Redwood Pergola
Step-by-step instructions on how to build this structure. It's simple, but it would be a pretty tough project for a non-carpenter to take on.
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby wildrose » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:36 am

Build a Curved Pergola for $800
This one is really nice too and you can get the plans online!
PLANS: http://handydad.tv/pergola/
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby twister » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:46 am

SolarMax Shade Structure
This one might be less expensive although it doesn't look as nice.
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby twister » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:57 am

How to Put Up a Shade Sail
This looks like it would be even cheaper and it would be great to protect a little garden area from the sun.
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby sandman » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:07 am

Shade Cloth: 3 Reasons To Use Shade Cloth In Your Garden
I've seen people use this stuff with vegetable gardens. It's an inexpensive way to providing shade, but it's not all that attractive.
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby deathvalleyjake » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:54 am

Ezy-Fix Clip System. Installing shade cloth the EZY way
This looks like an easy product to set up. The only question I'd have is how well does it stand up to extreme wind?
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby panamint_patty » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:21 am

How to build a Simple Stand-alone Sun Shade - Shelter
There are lots of possible designs and the amount of money you put into one of these can vary greatly. This example looks nice, but probably didn't cost all that much and best of all it's not so complicated that a home owner couldn't do it herself!
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby panamint_patty » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:24 am

How to Make a Sun Shade Cover for Vegetable Gardens : Vegetable Gardening 101
This one ain't nothing fancy, but it gets the job done at minimal cost! :thumb:
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Re: Shade Structures

Postby tronagirl » Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:48 am

Shade Cloth: Save 50% on Vegetable Garden Shade Cloth
This video comes to us from deep in the heart of Texas and provides info on how to save some money!
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