Porch Swing

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Project by dcountry posted 528 days ago 888 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Porch swing I made for our new wrap around porch. When I was in Iraq I thought how nice this would be. So first we built the porch then I built the swing. There is nothing like drinking a pint of New Glarus Spotted Cow and swinging on the porch swing on a summers evening. Its one of those little promises I made to myself when I was 9,000 miles away in the Middle East

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#1 posted 528 days ago

Great Job, very neat work!

-- Larry, North Carolina,!/woodworkin

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#2 posted 528 days ago

Nice swing. I like the way the chain is outside the armrail.

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#3 posted 528 days ago

It looks really comfortable and the outrigger for the chain is a great idea. Nice to know the back story. Cheers!

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#4 posted 528 days ago

It looks perfect in there. Masterly done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 528 days ago

Well done and glad your back safe. Enjoy many nights!

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

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#6 posted 528 days ago

... and now, it’s a dream come true! Cheers!

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#7 posted 528 days ago

Great job on the swing! But more importantly thanks for serving!
- Jay

-- Jay - or

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#8 posted 527 days ago

Awesome job and story. Thank you for the service to our county. Happy to hear you made it back and had something to look forward to.

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#9 posted 318 days ago

Great job. Really nice design. Did you make it from a plan?
Semper Fi

-- Harvey, Costa Rica,

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