How To Build A Cheap Porch Swing
First things first we needed to get the swing made before hanging it up on our patio.
How to build a cheap porch swing. We took a 26 pressure treated board and cut it with the miter saw to around 18 inches long. We designed a super cute DIY Farmhouse Porch Swing for under 30 in lumber. The easiest way to get the job done is by using a saw to make parallel cuts inside the marked area.
Now thats a nice trade-off. We need to make notches to the top of the 66 support posts. Plumb the A-frames with a spirit level before fitting the top beam otherwise the corners wont be right-angled.
Use a chisel to clean. Dig holes in the ground and set the posts into concrete as to build a sturdy swing. Go here to learn how to install as a porch swing.
This is an excellent free porch swing plan that includes a PDF file with step-by-step directions and diagrams. 2 X 4 Porch Swing Plan from Jays Custom Creations. Obviously you can cut to whatever length you need to make a comfortable seat.
Build this porch swing and it will only take you around five hours and 40. With this DIY were teaching you how to build your very own swing set complete with a climbing ladder and rock wall. Theres also a video that will take you through the whole building process.
For the written tutorial click the li. Next thread all four strands of rope from one side into a twist-lock carabiner. Next we took our 18 inch drill bit and drilled two holes into the board on each end.
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