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Porch Swing - 1st real woodworking project

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Project by Devinchi42 posted 01-06-2016 11:37 PM 646 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 1st real woodworking project. Mom asked for a new porch swing to replace the old one at camp. I figured it would make a nice Christmas present.
After looking at a bunch of designs, I went with this one I found on Instructables. A nice write-up with templates, and CUPHOLDERS!
I made some modifications to her design, wider seat, beefier supports, more seat supports. I may make further changes after I hang it and see how it works.
Made of PT and untreated pine.





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#1 posted 01-07-2016 10:35 AM

nice swing – what’s PT ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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Devinchi42

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#2 posted 01-07-2016 11:26 AM

Pressure Treated.

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#3 posted 01-07-2016 09:56 PM

It’s nicely done and looks very comfortable.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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