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Little Sisters birthday present made from a pallet (SWING)

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Project by HairyMoccasins posted 07-15-2011 12:21 AM 3680 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this idea off a website, and thought it would make a fun gift for my sisters birthday. Materials used: One wooden pallet, scrap 4×4, paracord, rope, 8ft 2×4 and two 5×3/8 lags. She seems to like it :)





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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 07-15-2011 02:28 AM

Looks like a great way to spend an afternoon in the shade reading a good book! Where’s the website and I’ll build one. I might also build another one for my deer stand. Sure beats sitting on a stump.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#2 posted 07-15-2011 04:54 AM

Wa-a-ay cool!

-- christine

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#3 posted 07-15-2011 05:21 PM

That is a cool chair. Looks “comfy” like a hammock but should provide better support for your back.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 07-16-2011 07:37 PM

Recycled wood for a good purpose alo

-- Norman

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#5 posted 07-16-2011 07:48 PM

looks cool and fun. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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HairyMoccasins

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#6 posted 07-17-2011 12:41 AM

Thanks everyone, the website is http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Laced-Pallet-Hanging-Chair/ just click that and it will take you to the site. I kind of slacked on the idea, i didn’t lace it as much as him. Just be prepared for a good day or two’s worth of work ( if your working alone ). You have to take the pallet apart, sand the boards, rip them down, cut them, drill holes, thread paracord, build box frame, drill holes, make hanging assembly and finally install it. Kind of makes me tired just typing it…

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#7 posted 10-05-2011 01:19 PM

Wonderful inventive fun Idea. Great gift! Thanks you for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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