porch swing

  • Advertise with us
Project by terry603 posted 05-06-2012 02:47 AM 1415 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

wife asked me this week for a porch swing,so,a few hour later this is what i came up with. just 1 x pine for frame and and strapping for the slats

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

5 comments so far

View bowtie's profile


990 posts in 2885 days

#1 posted 05-06-2012 12:27 PM

Nice swing, I also enjoy some construction photos.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

#2 posted 05-06-2012 01:32 PM

Nice. How did you figure the butt curves?

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

View doncutlip's profile


2832 posts in 4095 days

#3 posted 05-06-2012 02:04 PM

nice looking swing

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View terry603's profile


321 posts in 3453 days

#4 posted 05-06-2012 02:30 PM

hi todd. i cheated! my father in law had a template for another outdoor seat and i based it on that,along with the angle of the back piece

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

View Martyroc's profile


2712 posts in 2845 days

#5 posted 05-07-2012 11:18 PM

Nice swing, I am designing one myself, I like the fact that its a contoured seat, nice design integrity.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics