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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.