Wobbling Gazebo. Need an extra set if eyes

Old 05-24-23, 04:15 AM
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Wobbling Gazebo. Need an extra set if eyes

I am install my first ever 10x16 gazebo.
i have noticed a slight wobble when i am stalling shingles.
i assume this is NOT normal.
is there a preferred method for shoring up this type of gazebo.
i will try to up load some images.

Old 05-24-23, 05:06 AM
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Yes, I don't doubt that it's wobbly. Your only lateral (side to side) support for the gazebo are the diagonal braces near the top. That leaves all that length of 4x4 to flex. Diagonal bracing from where the 4x4 joins the ceiling to where they join the deck would be best. Of course that will make access difficult not to mention ugly so maybe you try it on a back and end wall and see if that does enough.
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You have the lower railing section, I think if you put cross bracing (ties) in those sections it would help and also look OK.
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Braces at the top should be longer.

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