Lawn Swing

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Project by lizardhead posted 1475 days ago 1183 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I thought I would save money by building my own Lawn Swing, Man was I wrong It cost me more than double, oh well it will certainly last longer.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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14878 posts in 1825 days

#1 posted 1475 days ago

LOL, looks good though & probaly better built as well. Sometimes what they sell things for just doesnt make sense. Nice work, what are you going to fininsh it with?

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

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154 posts in 1561 days

#2 posted 1475 days ago

nice swing, what kind of wood did you use ?

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#3 posted 1475 days ago

Nice job !!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1475 days ago

Believe me, used saved money in the long run, not to mention the frustration of a cheap import piece when it breaks, or all the pieces aren’t there when you try to put it together. Besides you have to add in the value you got from doing it yourself! Enjoy the swing and let the good times roll!!

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517 posts in 1478 days

#5 posted 1474 days ago

I was going to let the Arizona sun do it’s thing with it. I am not opposed to applying a finish, but I don’t know what, if you have suggestions that have worked in the past I’ll consider it though. It is all Redwood, & steel. The support beam & legs have a custom made bracket hidden inside with a steel collar that houses the through bolts.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#6 posted 1473 days ago

It may have cost more, BUT look nice and makes you wonder what kind of crap would you have gotten on the cheap?

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