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Swing/Leftover Deck

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Project by Fiddy posted 11-20-2014 01:49 AM 1159 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is from earlier this summer. I had built a deck last year and had a bunch of left over treated 2×10’s in various lengths and no real need for them so I decided to make some swings. Took some time ripping down the slats to size but other than that nothing much more involved. The shape was trial and error at first. I literally cut the shapes I believed would be comfortable (after looking up basic dimensions for seat depth and back height) and then either leaned on or placed on my leg. I’m sure there could’ve been a better option, but in the end it really turned out to be comfy. This one went to my parents. My Dad had built my Mom a swing some 30 years ago and it was on it’s last leg, however, the frame was still in good shape. Made a few others for friends and one for myself.





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#1 posted 11-20-2014 03:06 AM

Nice design, Looks comfortable to sit in.

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

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#2 posted 11-20-2014 03:33 AM

Now that looks like the perfect place to take a good long rest. Nice work-

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 11-20-2014 11:29 AM

Vary nice Project Fiddy. Well Executed and a great design!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#4 posted 11-20-2014 11:57 AM

Looks comfy. Good place to take a nap.

-- DonB

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#5 posted 11-20-2014 12:33 PM

Looks nice.
BJ

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#6 posted 11-20-2014 10:36 PM

Excellent piece of work. It looks solid and comfortable.

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