If you are looking to build a pergola your self, planning ahead is the best tip we can give to you. You need to know what type of timber you can use as well as what type of bolts and nuts you needed for the job. There are different ways you can build a pergola. We found below videos will be helpful to anyone who is doing the research on how to build a pergola. If you have questions please leave a comment, we would love to help you with your new project.