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Outdoor Swing Materials List

Make sure to get all of these parts before you build your very own porch swing.

 

PART                                         MATERIAL         SIZE                                 QUANTITY 
Outside seat supports spruce 1 1⁄2” x 4 1⁄2” x 26” 2
Inside seat supports spruce 1 1⁄2” x 4” x 22” 2
Back supports  spruce 1 1⁄2” x 4” x 26” 4
Back brace spruce 3⁄4” x 4 1⁄4” x 54” 1
Front brace spruce  1 1⁄2” x 4” x 48” 1
Back top rail spruce 1 1⁄2” x 6” x 54” 1
Wide seat slats cedar  cedar 1” x 3” x 51”  2
Narrow seat slats cedar 1” x 2 1⁄4” x 51”  5
Back slats cedar 1” x 2 1⁄4” x 54” 7
Arm supports spruce 1 1⁄2” x 4 1⁄2” x 10”  2
Arm brackets spruce 1 1⁄2” x 2” x 10” 2
Arms spruce 1 1⁄2” x 4” x 28” 2
Arm brace spruce 1 1⁄2” x 2 1⁄2” x 6”  2
Front top trim cedar 1⁄2” x 1 1⁄2” x 48”  1
Front base trim cedar 1⁄2” x 1” x 48”  1
Screw eyes   5⁄16” diameter x 4” long  4
Chain  

3⁄16”, grade 30 x 19’*

1
Chain repair links   3⁄16”, thread type 8
SUPPORT FRAME       
Face legs cedar 1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 87” 4
Stiffeners cedar 1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 87” 4
Top braces spruce 1 1⁄2” x 7” x 15” 2
Bases cedar 1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 72” 2
Bottom braces cedar 1 1⁄2” x 5 1⁄2” x 47” 2
Side braces cedar 1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 18 7⁄8” 2
  cedar  1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 22 3⁄4” 2
  cedar  1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 26 5⁄8” 2
  cedar  1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” x 30 1⁄2” 2
Dock rings plated steel 2 1⁄2” dia. plus mounting plate 2
Carriage bolts galvanized, plus nuts/washers 5⁄16” x 5” 8
SUPPORT BEAM       
Beam front and back cedar 1 1⁄2” x 7” x 72” 2
Beam ends spruce 1 1⁄2” x 7” x 11 1⁄2”  2
Wide top caps cedar 1 1⁄2” x 7” x 18 1⁄2”  2
Narrow top caps cedar 1 1⁄2” x 3 1⁄2” 18 1⁄2”  5
 




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Marlon
4/8/2009 8:58:29 PM
Pictures are nice and parts list great but what good are they without the plans??





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