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Project by Jay posted 04-06-2021 06:06 PM 603 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a swing out of cedar to replace one I made out of fir many years ago. I hope the cedar one lasts longer.





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#1 posted 04-06-2021 06:38 PM

looks great cedar is a good choice for outdoors.are you gonna stain or treat the wood.i like a good oil like penofin.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 04-06-2021 10:19 PM

That looks very nice, need one for my porch out adt the shop. Looks like a shiplap joint for the runners, is that correct, for the strength. Well done

-- Eric, building the dream

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#3 posted 04-06-2021 11:52 PM

Nice lookin swing. And yes cedar will definitely outlast the fir.

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#4 posted 04-07-2021 05:35 PM

That looks really nice. Wish I had a place for something like that.

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#5 posted 04-08-2021 02:34 AM



looks great cedar is a good choice for outdoors.are you gonna stain or treat the wood.i like a good oil like penofin.

- pottz


I used a quality high gloss Spar Urethane. I’m pretty happy with the results.

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