Porch Swing

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Project by hoss12992 posted 01-04-2016 01:04 AM 1410 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This swing is 6’ long and made from 5/4 pressure treated lumber. It has a relief cut in the seat and a contoured back so it is really comfortable. Thanks for looking

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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Cedar Furniture Lodge

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#1 posted 01-04-2016 01:10 AM

Awesome job on the swing buddy.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#2 posted 01-04-2016 01:17 AM

Man, there’s going to be some pleasant summer evenings coming up!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 01-04-2016 01:24 AM

Hope my wife doesn’t see this Hoss… She has been after me to build her one for the front porch and I am running out of excuses… Lol super build buddy. Well done!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#4 posted 01-04-2016 01:35 AM

Looks comfy. Great job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 01-04-2016 01:36 AM

Looks comfy. Great job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 01-04-2016 01:40 AM

A tall pint o Guinness or big ole bowl o ice cream and this seat would make it perfect. Cept that 2nd picture, I’d be spillin me ice cream. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 01-04-2016 01:41 AM

Well done and looks like it would make for a nice peaceful swing.

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#8 posted 01-04-2016 01:46 AM

Great looking swing.Nice work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#9 posted 01-04-2016 01:54 AM

Porch swings are good, I have coffee on one just about every morning. It looks like you did a good job on that one Hoss.

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

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#10 posted 01-04-2016 02:14 AM

Nice job Hoss. I’m pretty sure I could do some serious napping in that baby. A little shade, a cold one, swing a little, sip a little, lights out. Oh yeah!

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#11 posted 01-04-2016 02:57 AM

I could sit back in this for a long time. Nice work on it.

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

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#12 posted 01-04-2016 03:55 PM

Hoss, you did a very nice job on this. It looks very comfortable.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 01-04-2016 04:42 PM

Nice work, I just watched a show with Tommy Macdonald making mm one of these how fun. Great work buddy.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#14 posted 01-04-2016 05:02 PM

Nice and comfortable looking swing. I can see some really relaxing hours spent on that swing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#15 posted 01-04-2016 10:43 PM

Thanks for the inspiration. I’m supposed to build a bench for our tiny porch and I may try a smaller version of this. I think she (therefore, I) will be very pleased with a bench like that.

Although I’m not sure how to make it float without the chains the way your first pic looks, I know exactly how to get the second pic – we have an open bar here :)

-- Mark - Keep-On-Learnin' :)

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