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How to build a Bench Swing

Step 3. The back slat support

porch swing back frame

Cut member (k) to the dimension as shown on 'The cutting list' page.

Round each end. You can use a dinner plate, paint tin or any other circular object as a template to draw a curve.

Bolt the back slat support (k) to the two rear vertical arm supports (e).

curve pattern

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Step 4. Fix the seat slats in place

porch swing fixing the seat slats

Place the seat slats in place spread evenly within the seat frame.

Members (n) and (m) will need to be checked (cut) out at each end to allow for the chain cavity and vertical arm supports (d) and (e). (See diagram).

Screw the seat slats to the seat frame members (b) and (c).

Pre-drill screw holes in the slats slightly bigger that the screw shank.

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