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Project by Lee posted 02-17-2015 01:19 AM 1141 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a swing I made for my Father and Mother-in-law. They had a swing already there, but it was in bad shape, and my Father-in-law was just getting back from open heart surgery. And I was afraid the old swing was going to break on him. The table, which my Father-in-law didn’t put on right, and I hadn’t noticed before this picture, can be slid from left to right, or just removed from the swing. He evidently removed it, and didn’t place it back on right. But he enjoyed that swing, up until his last days.

-- Lee

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#1 posted 02-17-2015 02:45 PM

Looks good! What kind of wood?

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#2 posted 02-17-2015 04:27 PM

Need one!!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 02-17-2015 04:31 PM

That’s a beauty. I love these because they are so relaxing.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 02-17-2015 09:32 PM

nice job

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#5 posted 02-18-2015 02:40 AM

Thanks! It made of treated pine. My father-in-law must have really liked it, because my Brother-in-law said that his dad sat there and hand painted it with two coats of primer and 2 coats of paint.

-- Lee

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#6 posted 02-18-2015 04:09 AM

Great gift and I like the table idea, never thought of that before

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 02-18-2015 07:07 AM

A good looking swing. It should give years of the simple pleasure that having a swing brings. What are the dimensions?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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