Enclosed gazebo/pergola - materials?

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  1. pbb76

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    We are in the middle of revamping our garden and considering one of those "Lay-Z" hot tubs.

    Bit worried about the noise of them, so thinking about enclosing it.

    We have a pergola frame and thinking of putting that up but enclosing it with wood on 3 sides (so front is open to garden) which may help drown out some of the noise from escaping?

    What sort of wood would (EDWARD WOODWARD!) be best to use to make something like that? (remember, have the wood framework, its just the sides).

    Over to you DIY experts! :)
     
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    Is the gazebo made from wood already?

    Just some treated 3” x 2” timber at the top and bottom horizontally and some vertical studs, then nail on some feather edge horizontally.
     
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    Yea, Gazebo is thick wood beams.

    You lost me at "vertical studs" and "feather edge" :D Just so you know what you are dealing with...

    EDIT: Right, feather edge I get now- like fence panel wood, for the layman?

    Thanks, I think I could fashion something from that. Least I know where to look now!
     
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    Yes, exactly that :thumbsup: Shed walls are frequently made from it. I'd suggest you go to a Garden Centre selling sheds and have a nose around the inside of a few to see how they are constructed.
     
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    Good idea! Thank you :)
     
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    Stage 1 and 2 in red. Done on my phone with my finger as you can see :D

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    Perfect! thanks :)
     
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    This is what I had in mind. At least then the featheredge or whatever cladding you use can fit nicely between the posts.

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    Thank you, this is what I had in mind after the help above too, so thats good to know!
     

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