|Project by DonB||posted 07-23-2015 11:41 AM||810 views||1 time favorited||5 comments|
My wife saw a picture of a porch swing and said the usual, “Can you make that?” Width is 32” so a pillow set can be placed on the swing for added comfort. Made out of pine. Arm supports are doubled 3/4 pine. Back/bottom supports are made out of 2×4s half lapped at the joints. Made a jig for the slats to ensure all slat screw holes lined up. Forgot to take a picture of the swing after last sprayed coat of Belgian Waffle (pale yellow) paint. Yup, she wanted it painted. Once installed I will take another pic and post it. Also have installed a bungy cord to hold the swing from moving too much in the wind when not occupied as the lower eye bolt can reach a window. Did install a 6” board over the lower part of the window as a safety precaution. Swing will be down during hurricanes. Chain is from a big box kit that is all ready assembled for $24.