A swing with your own hands. How to make a swing.
At last a long-awaited event happened -Parents decided to make a swing for their children - at the dacha or maybe in the yard near the house. Children are exactly happy - another half a day of Papa's works and you can feel like a flying bird on the wonderful "winged" swings.
- A - 4 pieces - 2,6 m.
- B- 2 pieces 4 × 4 - 0,8 m, 2 pieces - 0,25 m
- C - 2 pcs. 4 × 4 - 0.7
- D - 1 piece - 2.75
What tools will be needed:
- Protective gloves, glasses
- Saw, jigsaw,
- Chalk, tape measure, level, pencil
- Drill and drill bits
The first stage of the project is to createA-shaped frame. As you can see in the photo, we recommend that you take 4 × 4 bars. Cut the ends as shown - in the form of a step, otherwise you can not install the upper beam. In the photo, the measurements are in inches. Building the upper part of the swing with your own hands: in the connector we fix the bar. How to make cuts for lateral upper corners: Mark the cut lines with a pencil and remove the remainder (yellow on the photo) with a circular saw. Perhaps this will require grinding. Installation of side struts. You need to use waterproof glue if you want to get a professional result.
A swing with your own hands.
After you have assembled the A-frame, we recommendFix it in concrete. Thus, you will create a strong construction. It is better to dig deep holes in the ground before installation. We put in them the legs of the swing, check the level and fill it with concrete. It is necessary to align it with a trowel and allow to dry for several hours. Then we do the props. So we learned how to make a garden swing with our own hands for us and our children.