Corten Steel Pergola Kit with SHADE SAIL for 6x6 Wood Posts

$1,408 USD

SKU: SA60808BK-CORT

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Corten Steel Pergola Kit with SHADE SAIL for 6x6 Wood Posts

The perfect covered DIY pergola for your outdoor space. Built with brackets made from Corten Steel, allowing it to reveal its unique beauty to you over time. 

 

PLEASE READ
Due to the natural and intended rusting process of the Corten Steel, when wet, the brackets will drip and cause rust color staining to the wood and surrounding area. 

Corten steel, over time, will patina. The rusted appearance of Corten serves as a protective coating and changes in color over time due to exposure to the elements, revealing its unique beauty. Results will vary by location, time, and other environmental factors. 

WE DO NOT RECOMMEND FOR COASTAL AREAS
Saltwater prevents the protective layer from forming; we do not recommend using Corten in Coastal areas.

WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER WITH CORTEN STEEL
Pressure-treated lumber (PT) uses chemicals to protect the wood and these chemicals can affect the steel.

DO NOT SAND CORTEN
Do not sand or otherwise affect the protective layer’s natural progression and its process to patina.

Toja Tip: Ensure lumber is fully inserted into the bracket cavity, resting on metal tabs for proper installation. We recommend taking down your SHADE SAIL in high winds (50km/30mph) and winter. Do NOT use SHADE SAIL on top of or around a source of heat or flame.

 

INCLUDED

  • 4x SOLO base/wall brackets
  • 4x TRIO corner brackets
  • 1x SHADE SAIL of chosen size(s) and color
  • 1-1/2” Pan Rob/Phil combo drive 304 S.S wood screws with black plastic head caps

NOT INCLUDED

  • Wood
    Shipping wood is costly. Most of the population has access to stores that sell wood locally where they live. Buying your lumber allows you the freedom to select the type of wood you want to use for your build and budget. There are also regional limitations for what kind of lumber is ideal for your build; different species of lumber would be used in tropical climate vs. a cold one.
  • Anchoring Hardware
    Due to different building materials and requirements based on location, we advise on checking building codes and talking to your local hardware store for the best securing hardware for your specific surface.
  • Canadian Made Brackets
  • 12-gauge Canadian Steel
  • Made with Corten Steel which ages over time and allows rust to form creating a protective coating to the metal.
  • All hardware, to secure to lumber, is included
  • Packaged with #12x1-1/2” Pan Rob/Phil combo drive 304 S.S Wood screws
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • 8 fastening holes per side for attaching accessories

TIPS

 

GENERAL

We recommend taking a bracket with you when you purchase your wood to test fit.
 

WOOD

Our 6x6 brackets accommodate dressed lumber, commonly called 6x6’s at local building supplies. The actual measure is 5.5x5.5”.
 

SCREWS

  • Each bracket only requires 2 screws per each side/set of eight holes.
  • Insert screws in holes closest to the wood.
  • Hardware to secure to wood is included.
  • Additional screws are available for purchase

SINGLE TOP SHADE PERGOLA BUILD

what you need

Ladder(s)

Drill(s)

Measuring Tape

Cardboard (to be placed under the brackets to not scratch your surface or the brackets)

LUMBER

When purchasing your lumber, always take a bracket with you to ensure a proper fit.

You can select whatever lumber suits your style and budget. It must be dry and straight.

Brackets use dressed lumber.
4”x4” (3.5”x3.5”) Bracket Cavity is 3.61”x3.61”
6”x6” (5.5”x5.5”) Bracket Cavity is 5.62”x5.62”

SCREWS

Each bracket only requires 2 screws per each side/set of eight holes.

1-1/2” Pan Rob/Phil combo drive 304 S.S Wood screws with Black plastic head caps are included

Insert screws in holes closest to the wood.

Hardware to secure to wood is included.

Additional screws are available for purchase.

SECTION 1 BUILDING THE TOP

BUILDING A ‘U’: Insert your lumber into the TRIO brackets. See figure 1.

BUILDING AN ‘I’: Insert your lumber into the TRIO brackets. See figure 2.

Secure bracket to lumber with provided screws.

SECTION 2 ATTACHING THE SHADE SAIL

Attach corner mounts. See figure 3.

Attach buckles. With buckles facing the sky, loop strap around corner mounts, secure with buckle and pull tight. See figure 4.

Line up side mounts to the remaining buckles on SHADE SAIL. See figure 5.

Loop strap around side mounts, secure with buckle and pull tight.

SECTION 3 INSERT THE POSTS

Insert your vertical posts on the first side.

Secure bracket to lumber with provided screws.

SECTION 3 COMPLETE

Insert your lumber into side 2 to complete your pergola.

Secure bracket to lumber with provided screws.

Anchor to your surface. Remember Anchoring hardware is NOT included as surfaces will vary from build to build. A local building supply retailer will be a helpful resource.