Oak swing unfinished

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Oak Swing made for my cousin, who wants to finish it herself.

-- Ed Pa.

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#1 posted 03-16-2011 03:58 AM

Nice swing.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 03-16-2011 04:12 AM

Good work!

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#3 posted 03-16-2011 04:23 AM


Getting ready to make ours and looking at lots of swings. How are you going to attach the chains?

-- We must all walk our own green mile

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#4 posted 03-16-2011 04:25 AM

Sweet! Looks really comfortable. Looks like someone will be spending relaxing hours on the front porch.


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

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#5 posted 03-16-2011 04:26 AM

3/8” eyebolts will be installed in front and rear arm uprights.

-- Ed Pa.

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#6 posted 03-16-2011 04:39 AM

Good looking swing. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Stephen Mines

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#7 posted 03-16-2011 05:11 AM

I like the gentle, interrupted bridge curve in the back top rail…and the center back splat…really nice details. Looks great overall! Thanks for showing.

-- Stephen Mines (

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#8 posted 03-16-2011 05:16 AM

Nice work. Really good project sure to be enjoyed for many years.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 03-16-2011 05:16 AM

Great looking swing. Beautiful job. Every afternoon I drink my coffee in an oak swing built by my father before I was born. I’m almost 70 now. Bet I’ve traveled a million miles in that swing.

-- Getting old is a good thing, but being old kinda stinks.

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#10 posted 03-16-2011 08:40 AM

cool swing

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#11 posted 03-16-2011 11:56 AM

Beautiful swing! Where did you get the plans?

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#12 posted 03-16-2011 12:48 PM

Great looking swing!
Looks inviting.
Sit down and stay a while!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#13 posted 03-16-2011 02:48 PM

great looking swing

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Bob Kollman

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#14 posted 03-16-2011 05:11 PM

Very nice, i need one of those!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#15 posted 03-16-2011 07:02 PM

No plans I just started building and after the final cut list before assembly I made patern on 1/8” hardboard for future use.

-- Ed Pa.

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