Pavilions from profile pipe by own hands

Profile pipe for pergola


Frame bases made of metal profiles are widely used in industrial construction, found some distribution in the construction of residential and office buildings. But in the sphere of private housing construction, especially in its small forms, shaped steel products are rarely used. The frame of a country house made of a profile pipe or channel, made by professionals, is one, a dacha canopy made of the same material made by own hands is already a bold decision.


Any closed hollow metal product, having a section different from the round one, can be safely assigned to this category, accordingly, there are only four basic variants:

  • the most common square ones;
  • is not inferior to them in terms of distributed load on the profile pipe rectangular;
  • shaped oval, having an attractive design exterior;
  • flat-oval: specific variation of item 3.

All the main parameters of the profile pipes and their requirements, which may need to be taken into account

when calculating loads on the frame structure, are set out in GOST 13663-86.From it you can also find out the assortment of steel pipe products, which, notice, is manufactured in six different ways:

  • seamless, made by cold or hot deformation;
  • electric-welded with mechanical bending;
  • cold-deformed with electric weld seam;
  • welded hot-calibrated, etc.

We do not see special meaning in the specifics of production processes. But to look technical characteristics of profile pipes even at arrangement of a frame of an arbor, and furthermore at calculation of loadings on bearing designs of the house, it is simply necessary.


Scope of profiled rolled products

We deliberately consider only steel profile pipes and their use in particular in the field of private housing construction. Installation work with similar molded products from other metals( aluminum, titanium, copper, etc.) in artisanal conditions is problematic, and the installation of frame structures( greenhouses, garages, canopies) will be reduced to a simple layout of finished products and their bolted connection as attached to the kitscheme.

Working with steel allows you to implement your own architectural ideas or, at least, to implement the framework of the gazebo( at a certain scale even at home) from profile rolling( or channel) in the industrial version, according to the available drawings. What are the advantages of such a structural material:

  • high mechanical strength, resistance to linear and transverse deformation;
  • mating elements with a conventional welding machine;
  • cutting of dimensional sections by an ordinary Bulgarian.

We will minimize the list of the defects in the frames of the residential house from the profile pipes and the operational properties of the metal itself, smoothly moving to the construction of a gazebo in the suburban area.


Assembling a pergola from profile pipes with your own hands

At the first stage, the problem immediately arises: the material is quite expensive. The price of a square profile of a 40x40x3 mm sized building is 100 rubles, and a more reliable 50x50x4 is sold for 150 rubles.per running meter. The second trouble: the relatively large weight of steel products( in comparison with the usual wooden glued beam), and this is transportation, unloading, installation work.

If such difficulties do not frighten you, feel free to start drawing a plan for the future gazebo. The configuration of the building can choose any( traditional square, polygon, rounded stroke), most importantly, do not forget that all such bizarre forms you will have to implement in a material execution. To facilitate the project stage will always help ready drawings of the frame of already constructed gazebos from profile pipes, donated to the network.

Small advice : pay special attention to the foundation( foundation and lower trim of your construction) and the sail roof. Do it right - in a lovingly restored gazebo with a metal frame of profile pipes and high-quality sheathing, your grandchildren will rest.

The main steps, the tools used and the sequence of the work on the installation of the frame of steel pipes for gazebo in the suburban area, we suggest you follow the video instructions.