This 12 x 12 square pergola is the perfect cedar patio cover for shade protection on a hot day or to hang lights and entertain at night. It features the classic "double-raftered" pattern (two spaced rafters every 18"). This basic western cedar model is unfinished and ready for you to stain any shade you desire. Western Red Cedar is naturally resistant to insect damage, decay and rot. Western red cedar is a renewable resource. It is one of the most decay resistant woods. Will last decades without maintenance. The beautiful timbers can stand alone unfinished or finished. You can even grow vines on them. All of our cedar models feature stylish corner corbels for a unique look. There are additions available for ceiling fans, shelving, hangers for planters, and planter boxes.
Cedar is lighter than many hardwoods. This makes it easier to lift and facilitates easy assembly by homeowners and contractors. Can be assembled by the average person with limited assembly skills. All models come pre-cut and pre-drilled. Just screw together and you're done. Assembly by two people in under a day. A DYI backyard patio cover. This pergola provides shade and protection for patio sets, outdoor kitchens, bbqs, and hot tubs.