How Do You Find Porch Swing Patterns?


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Porch swing patterns are available at WoodworkersWorkshop.com, MyOutdoorPlans.com and SwingPlans.com. WoodworkersWorkshop.com offers a variety of porch swing patterns that include a crib mattress porch swing, a mission-style porch swing, a swing that can be suspended from an arbor and a porch swing with an extra wide and deep seat that can be used for napping and lounging.

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Site visitors to WoodworkersWorkshop.com can access a list of links to free patterns in an array of styles. Each link provides a photo gallery, a list of necessary materials, a cut list and general instructions. This site also includes patterns that are available for purchase.

MyOutdoorPlans.com features a basic porch swing plan with suggested adaptations. The plan includes photos and diagrams, step-by-step instructions and list of necessary materials and tools. MyOutdoorPlans.com also offers tips such as considerations to make when choosing the proper wood. Cedar, redwood and pine are recommended because they are resistant to weathering and rot. Another tip is to measure all the components several times before making cuts, and secure all joints with wood screws or bolts that are reinforced with wood glue.

SwingPlans.com offers a wide variety of porch swing plans available for purchase. All plans are designed, tested and produced by a woodworker and are full-scale patterns that are easily traced and cut. This site also offers technical help with projects through email or a listed helpline. Porch swing patterns include a plantation swing, an A-frame stand swing and glider swings. SwingPlans.com also offers plans for play houses, planters, bird feeders and arbors.

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