Mission style porch swing

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Project by rainymountcraftsman posted 09-16-2012 04:35 PM 5500 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a porch swing of quarter sawn white oak. I have always wanted to make one, and had just that opportunity when a client asked me to build them one. The hardest part of the project was trying to get the dimensions and scale correct without a plan. It was a fun project.

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#1 posted 09-16-2012 05:23 PM

well it turned out nice.the client should be happy.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 09-16-2012 09:15 PM

That looks almost identical to the one hanging on my in-law’s porch. It’s comfortable enough to sit and swing all afternoon. Good job!

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#3 posted 09-24-2012 05:08 AM

very nicely done. great dimensions!

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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#4 posted 12-05-2012 08:44 PM

Nice porch swing! I like it,... a lot!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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