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Project by Jim Bennett posted 09-03-2013 12:42 AM 1253 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I see the end of summer coming soon and I haven’t built anything since spring.
My wife, through the internet was able to locate information about my family that I didn’t know. She was able to find family members that I never knew existed. So I wanted to make her something that she would use and a way to say thank you. This is what I came up with. Simple but sturdy design, pressure treated wood so after a few weeks of drying out I will give it a coat of stain and spar varnish before the snow flies. A little landscaping to finish around it. I’m thinking grape vines for next summers harvest.

-- Jimmy, Upstate NY in the summer, somewhere south in the winter (on the boat).





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robscastle

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#1 posted 09-03-2013 01:21 AM

Well the good work speaks for itself!

Its in use already!

-- Regards Robert

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 09-03-2013 01:38 AM

Outstanding piece of Yard Art.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#3 posted 09-03-2013 02:05 AM

Looks comfortable : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jlb

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#4 posted 09-03-2013 04:59 AM

Beautiful, and the swing also. lol

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#5 posted 09-03-2013 11:34 AM

That really looks comfortable, you did a first class job.

-- Billp

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#6 posted 09-03-2013 12:31 PM

Nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bill_N

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#7 posted 09-03-2013 09:41 PM

I just built one like this for my daughters wedding – minus the swing

That he wants to add LOL

Love the looks of it

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 09-06-2013 02:49 PM

Gorgeous yard swing! Great design, looks really sturdy and comfy. It will be greatly enjoyed for a long time.

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