Adirondack Porch Swing

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Project by Campzeke posted 02-23-2013 01:03 PM 2030 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After completing the adirondack chairs posted earlier, I decided it was time to build that porch swing. This is what I came up with. I had a pattern for the chairs but had to wing this one on my own using the chair pattern only as a guide. I finished this late in the fall so we have not had much time to enjoy it. Soon, very soon!

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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#1 posted 02-23-2013 01:43 PM

Dang, that’s a good looking swing and green really sets it off. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 02-23-2013 03:55 PM

Yes good job….interesting project..


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#3 posted 02-23-2013 04:17 PM

Very nice, The look really comfy! Great work.

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

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#4 posted 02-23-2013 04:54 PM

You did an amazing job on those. They look wonderful. I like the color too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-23-2013 05:08 PM

Good looking swing.

If and when I ever build my shop and get my back porch bake I may use this design to replace the regular one I had. That way my wife and I can set on the porch “justa swinging.”

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#6 posted 02-23-2013 06:55 PM

Now that’s one cleaverly designed porch swing. You should get many years use out of it.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 02-23-2013 08:58 PM

Looks great!

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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#8 posted 02-24-2013 11:23 AM

I like these and I have just to spot to put one at.

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#9 posted 02-24-2013 01:28 PM

Hmmm. We had an Adirondack chair years ago and one of the back legs busted. I told the wife I should cut the other leg off and hang it from chains.

She was quick to point out that we didnt have a porch, nor did we have a tree big enough to use, so into the trash it went.

I really LIKE your version!

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#10 posted 02-25-2013 05:15 PM

Really beautiful porch swing. Like the design, great build and the color. Will be one of the family’s favorite spot in the house for sure.

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