Both Popular Mechanics and DIY Network have designs for outdoor pergolas. Popular Mechanics shows how to build one particular kind of cedar pergola, while DIY Network offers suggestions for designs as well as videos showing how to construct them.
Popular Mechanics has a step-by-step instruction set with text and pictures depicting how to construct a pergola. DIY Network provides six videos showing how to build several variations of wooden pergolas, as of 2015. Some of the designs feature pergolas built from scratch, and others involve constructing the pergola over the top of an existing deck or porch. Besides pergolas, both websites also feature other designs to enhance outdoor spaces.