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15 Porch Swing Plans To Relax On A Cool Summer Evening

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Constructing a porch swing from a set of DIY plans is a smart way to save money, cool down, relax and improve the curb appeal of your home. An inexpensive DIY porch swing can transform a seldom-used porch into a favorite hang-out location on a summer evening. Build a porch swing to enjoy this summer with one of these 15 easy-to-follow plans. You may also like to see swing set plans for your kids.

  1. Classic Wood Porch Swing

Classic design and building material, this wood swing is easy to create and can be painted any color to compliment your home’s exterior.

Classic Wood Porch Swing

  1. High Back Design

This classic wood design uses small wooden slats to create a high back design. These free wood porch swing plans also shows you how to create built-in cup holders in the arm rests.

wood porch swing

  1. Cedar Front Porch Swing

Large, sturdy and attractive, these DIY porch swing plans will show you how to build a cedar swing that will last for years.

Cedar Front Porch Swing

  1. Garden Swing

Sometimes you want a swing to be located somewhere other than the porch, a place where it will be exposed to the elements. This heavy-duty design and detailed DIY wooden swing plans will enable you to build a garden swing that can stand up to the elements with style.

DIY wooden swing plans

  1. Low Back Design

These porch swing plans will enable you to have a porch swing that won’t impede the view of the great outdoors when you’re indoors. Low back swing design is comfortable and attractive.

porch swing plans

  1. Stream Line Swing

Small wood slats and stream line design make this hanging porch swing blend in with the surrounding exterior wood work. Add colorful pillows when you want the porch swing to be a focal point.

Stream Line Swing

  1. Comfy High Back

Create a place to relax on a cool summer evening with these detailed wooden porch swing plans. Comfy high back design with wide arm rests on each end.

wooden porch swing plans

  1. Simple and Modern

Clean lines make this DIY wood porch swing look modern and expensive. However, this DIY swing is inexpensive to build and can be completed in a day.

wood porch swing

  1. Wooden Swing

These free wooden swing plans will have you swinging and relaxing within a day. Easy to follow instructions allow a novice DIY builder to create this comfortable wooden swing.

free wooden swing plans

  1. Curved Lines

If you prefer curved lines and round edges, these free porch swing plans are for you. Curved lined wooden porch swing can be left in its natural wood color or painted to compliment your house.

free porch swing plans

  1. Porch Swing Bed

Relax and take a nap on your front porch with this easy-to-build swinging bed. Large, comfy and attractive, you will be falling asleep here each night instead of indoors in your recliner. Easy to follow video instructions make this swinging bed a cinch to build.

Porch Swing Bed

  1. Pull Down Cup Holders

Grab your favorite food and beverages and head outdoors to this attractive and comfortable DIY porch swing that features pull down cup holders for your convenience.

DIY porch swing

  1. Swings and Fire Pit

Great for a large family hangout location, this design features multiple hanging swings surrounding a center fire pit. Great for year around use.

multiple hanging swings

  1. Decorative Hanging Swing

This decorative hanging swing provides a design element on it’s own, plus functionality. Easy to follow instructions will have you swing in style in very little time.

Decorative Hanging Swing

  1. Stand Alone Swing

These free plans will show you how to build a wooden swing and frame that can be place anywhere. The stand alone porch swing is not attached to the house and can be used on the porch, front yard, garden, play area or other outdoor area.

Stand Alone Swing

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