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Project by lesj posted 05-16-2009 07:43 PM 6512 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted an airplane swing for my almost 2yr old son put put on his new swing set(that is still under construction). But I could not find anything. so I saved some dump bound lumber from work and just started building and this was the results. And he loves it. I hung it just high enough for the propeller to clear. That way he can climb on and off.





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#1 posted 05-16-2009 08:06 PM

One cool swing one cool dad.

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#2 posted 05-16-2009 08:21 PM

Les, this is a wonderful project that any little pilot would love to have in their backyard.

Nice job. And I am glad to see your son lets you take a turn every now and then as well!! :)

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 05-16-2009 09:11 PM

Very cool!!

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#4 posted 05-16-2009 09:31 PM

Looks like Dad is having WAAAAAYYYY too much fun ;^)

Nice job!

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#5 posted 05-16-2009 11:05 PM

Fantastic! can you build one in adult size?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 05-16-2009 11:54 PM

You did great Dad! Are you sure it was just for your son? Nice job! Thanks fof posting.

God Bless
tom

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#7 posted 05-17-2009 02:59 AM

Great swing. Nothing more rewarding than putting a smile on the little ones.

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#8 posted 05-17-2009 06:31 AM

Nice looking swing. That will keep him happy for a long time.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#9 posted 05-19-2009 05:28 AM

I recently built a swing set and I think this would be a nice addition. If I ever get the Adirondack chairs finished my wife is requesting I think this will be next on the list. Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 05-05-2012 08:53 PM

That is absolutely awesome :)

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#11 posted 06-21-2014 11:22 PM

Nice swing. Looking to do something a good bit more detailed for my grandson, but something that is also big enough for him to enjoy for a number of years.

-- J.L. Frusha

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