Porch Swing - I LOVE IT!

Submitted by MelanieG on Sat, 04/11/2015 - 15:38

I've been wanting to build this swing for a year now, and finally it's completed.  I LOVE it!  The modern design is perfect for our front porch as our home is more of a contemporary style.  It was the first project I've done using the Kreg Jig Kit, which is AWE-SOME!    

I modified the plan a bit:  I made the swing 52" long, and used 1x4's for the back support instead of 2x4's.  I also upgraded the top and back 1x4's and 1x6's to poplar wood so the grain would be finer.  The plan was simple to build.  Thank you for your blog and providing plans!  There are other things on your site that I look forward to making.


Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
White pine, Poplar
Finish Used
Stain and polyurethane
Recommended Skill Level


Michael K

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 06:29

That porch swing looks great! I have to say that its a great addition to an already sweet looking porch area you have there.

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