Wooden Garden Swing

We specialize in producing uniquely designed, quality constructed woodworking project plans for porch swings and gliders. The bench in this example will have gentle curves cut into the bench supports to make the bench more comfortable, not to mention aesthetically pleasing. The 360 degree design swing accessory completely envelops the child for maximum security and safety. Plants can take up arsenic from the soil, so it may not be a good idea to use pressure treated wood in gardens. I built this swing about 8 years ago and if I remember correctly I just used Pine, because it fit my budget at the time.

All of our personalised garden swings come with 5 metres drop of Synthetic Hemp rope. If your deck or swing set is more than one or two years old, unless it was made of cedar, it was probably made with arsenic treated wood. Fasten through the top of the armrest down into the support board with two more wood screws. Swing set uses soft feel ropes and heavy duty blow moulded seats for extra strength. In garden furniture, wonderful woods such as Oak, Chestnut and Western Red Cedar give longevity, strength and fade over time to a majestic silvery grey. This will leave about 2-1/2 feet of clearance to walk between the swing and each post.

Features and benefits: Multi features mean endless outdoor fun with this garden swing set! We purchased this swing to replace one from the same company that had been used for 20 plus years. In February 2003, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released the results of its studies examining decks and play sets made from pressure treated wood.

After reading the instructions on the swing portion, I immediately set to work on the construction. Use a swing to develop a child’s balance and co-ordination and encourage youngsters to have fun outdoors. Total Workshop search results: 9. Displaying Page 1 of your woodworking search phrase FREE GARDEN SWING PLANS. Our products now include Swings, Climbing, Frames & Play Centres, Tree Houses & Playhouses, Zip Wire Complete, Sand Pits and Sand Tables, Trampolines, Creche and Playschool, Commercial range, Safety surfaces, Swing Accessories, Wooden Toy Farms, Wooden Toys, Garden Games, Fencing & Gates.

With a style that has been transported from that sultry southern state, the swing has an undeniable calming nature. This is a fantastic porch swing – it comfortably fits 3 people and my kids love laying down on it to read. If your seat or back will be a different size than the one in this example and you aren’t sure how many slats you’ll need, make several slats fewer than the total measurement of the space in inches.

The surrounding vicinity is approached to compliment the Outdoor Garden Bench without the Bench itself upstaging the supporting landscape. A popular choice at the playground, add this wooden swing seat to your garden play centre or climbing frame. Later, when you attach the slats to the frame with wood screws, these pre-drilled holes will keep the slats from splitting.

In cold climates like Massachusetts, the mean lifetime risk of cancer to children who use play sets made of pressure treated wood ranged from 1.2 cases per 100,000 to 2.2 cases per 100,000 for children who also had a pressure treated wood deck. Interest will be calculated for the payment free period plus the repayment period. A SUPERB wooden single person swing seat tanelised timber swing seat complete with frame and cream cushion brand new adult chair enjoy a relaxing break in this 360 degree rotating chair. This wooden swing seat is ideal for any size garden to put on a patio or decking area.

This will be the term you will pay over if you do not pay the full cash price within the payment free period. We brace the fort, swings and roof using triangle shapes to ensure forces of children climbing, playing and swinging on the playset ae evenly distributed throughout the structure. Metal swing attachments encircle the pole so no drilling is required, maintaining the strength and integrity of the timber.

Although this support frame is purpose-made for a particular swing seat, it can also be used to support numerous other utilities such as swings or maybe a glide-ride, and is even capable of accommodating certain types of gym equipment. If your bench only needs outer supports, cut two back- and two bottom supports; if it also needs a center support, cut three of each. In that case, a less expensive pine, oak, or maple swing ($150 to $400) can be coated with exterior trim paint or high-gloss porch enamel to suit.

The Plum Gibbon Wooden Garden Swing Set is easy to assemble in approximately 2 hours with 2 adults and is supplied flat packed with easy assembly instructions, and all hardware for installation included. Indeed, swings made of teak ($500 to $1,000) or cedar ($250 to $400) are meant to weather in the elements, turning silvery or dark gray. However, the greenish tint fades with time, and not all pressure treated wood has the slits. Drill up through the bottom of the swing supports and install heavy-duty anchor bolts.

Selwood Products has a vast and varied array of stylish and professional garden arches, arbours and pergolas that will help to perfectly accentuate an area of your garden. About 2 hours to put together by myself (except hanging) you will not be disappointed at the material or design quality of this hefty swing. EPA’s draft preliminary childhood risk assessment takes into consideration variations in exposure due, for example, to climate, weathering of the wood play structures, whether the child also spends time on a pressure treated wood deck, and months of the year that outdoor play occurs. Is well made with stainless steel hardware and has an additional metal frame under the seat.

This stylish swing chair is made from FSC certificated high quality Russian larch wood and galvanised steel chains. Wood is a natural material and what you’re seeing are not defects, simply part of the character of the timber. This is advantageous because the swing hangers are quick and easy to install, and because the holes are pre-drilled in the swing beam, ensuring that the swing mount points are in the correct places.

You may find you need to adjust the chains to get the swing tilted back the proper amount to be comfortable for you. The Plum Spider Monkey II Swing Set is ideal for sociable play and features a giant circular web swing seat that is big enough for two children to play on at once. Free Local Delivery: Free local delivery available for any major appliance $396 or more (calculated before taxes, installation, delivery, discounts & extended protection fees, if any). The next evening, I constructed the A-frame and attached the swing in about thirty minutes.

Measure and cut seven 2×4 in. (50×100 mm) boards the length you want the finished swing to be. The 2×4 used in this article is 5 feet (1.5 m). (152 cm) long. Orders containing bulky/heavy items are not available for free delivery or collect from store and are usually delivered within 5 working days. Twice-monthly advice for bringing your home outdoors, from year-round yard upkeep and planning to the wonders of making your garden grow, plus special offers.

With a strong and sturdy wooden construction, this comfortable swing seat has 6 mm diameter thick galvanized metal chains to ensure you can sit and swing securely in your garden. Never let small children play on this swing unattended; they may fall off, or it may swing into them. We use a double swing beam on our climbing frames This means that rather than using one single beam, we use two, mounted side by side. I chose to make my gate a double swing gate because of the added width provided by two doors.

Another thing you can do is put some Boracare on it. It’s perfect for keeping all wood-eating pests away from wooden outdoor structures, like swings. As you can see from the images of our completed swings, our wooden swings and gliders are designed to last longer and give more support to the swing seat. I’d like to know what is the most durable wood to use that doesn’t warp or bend.

Our garden play equipment is manufactured from Cedar to give your climbing frame strength and durability, including a 10-year guarantee on wooden parts, and tested to meet both EN71 and ASTM international safety standards. All of our woodworking project plans were designed, constructed and tested by woodworking expert, A.C. Krause Jr. Read about him in this woodworking article in the Jacksonville Daily News.

Children and their friends can sit, kneel or lay on the sturdy swing seat, which has soft feel ropes for comfort and durability. You can find out the Latitude and Longitude by visiting – We can also engrave a secret or personal message for you on the underside of your swing, making your tree swing that little bit extra special. The Trex swing is HEAVY DUTY, stays cool to the touch even in the afternoon sun, and is shaped for comfort and support.

See return policy for more details on this Wood Porch Swing Sequoia Hardwood Finish Sturdy 4ft With Chains Patio Deck Cabin. If you’re making a short bench and/or working with hardwood, a center support may not be necessary. We also have a fantastic range of wooden swing sets and outdoor toys including playhouses and sandpits, all of which are great fun, and superb quality.