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Project by steliart posted 10-09-2017 01:02 PM 6593 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Outdoor Bench Swing

Well it’s been a while to post a project but I did got busy again with a couple of not so small ones for a friend of mine.
An Outdoor Bench Swing made out of Meranti wood except the two arm rest (run out of stock) which where made from iroko wood. Finished with outdoor decking oil.
The swing accessories I got them out from an old swing and man did those heavy duty swing spring hooks made a huge difference… so smooth !!!

Stelios AKA Steliart

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!





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pottz

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#1 posted 10-09-2017 01:34 PM

wow thats a beautiful bench swing,im glad to see you back at it you were missed here.great job buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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steliart

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#2 posted 10-09-2017 01:42 PM



wow thats a beautiful bench swing,im glad to see you back at it you were missed here.great job buddy.

- pottz

Hey buddy thank you so much … glad to be back :) :) :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 10-09-2017 03:04 PM

Really nice job Stelios. I can see myself sitting back and relaxing with a cold one.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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steliart

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#4 posted 10-09-2017 03:23 PM



Really nice job Stelios. I can see myself sitting back and relaxing with a cold one.

- doubleDD

Thank you my friend. Yea I did had a cold one after the assembly :) hahaha

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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kiefer

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#5 posted 10-09-2017 03:30 PM

Hi Stelios .
Nice to see you back in the shop!!!!!
That is a nice and comfortable looking swing and the contrasting wood for the arm rests sure gives it a special look .
Love it so inviting !!!

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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steliart

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#6 posted 10-09-2017 03:35 PM



Hi Stelios .
Nice to see you back in the shop!!!!!
That is a nice and comfortable looking swing and the contrasting wood for the arm rests sure gives it a special look .
Love it so inviting !!!

Klaus

- kiefer

Nice to be back Klaus and thank you my friend :) !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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majuvla

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#7 posted 10-09-2017 05:18 PM

It looks like some some piece of furniture from the finest furniture design magazine. The wood itself looks realy beautiful. Armrest, although ’’Plan B’’, turned out great. I bet it’s sturdy as it looks.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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steliart

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#8 posted 10-09-2017 05:22 PM



It looks like some some piece of furniture from the finest furniture design magazine. The wood itself looks realy beautiful. Armrest, although Plan B , turned out great. I bet it s sturdy as it looks.

- majuvla


thank you Ivan and yes it’s quite heavy, very sturdy and came out with a very smooth swing :) !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 10-09-2017 07:19 PM

This swing is so outstanding. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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steliart

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#10 posted 10-09-2017 08:02 PM



This swing is so outstanding. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck


Thank you Charles !!! :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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AJ1104

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#11 posted 10-09-2017 11:41 PM

Wow. This is a very nice swing! You did a great job in design and the build.

-- AJ

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steliart

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#12 posted 10-09-2017 11:43 PM



Wow. This is a very nice swing! You did a great job in design and the build.

- AJ1104


thank you AJ !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 10-10-2017 12:08 AM

Stelios , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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steliart

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#14 posted 10-10-2017 07:23 AM



Stelios , nice job and congratulations on your Daily Top 3 award.

- Grumpy


Hey Buddy thank you very much :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 10-11-2017 02:38 AM

Beautiful work

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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