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Outdoor daybed swing

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A daybed swing made using recycled pallet timber and 40mm rope.





The project


This was such a fun project to make. I had the vision is my head but without any plans or measurements, the build was all made up on the spot.

The swing was made from recycled timber which was cleaned, sanded smooth, and finished off with timber oil that is suitable for outdoors use with UV protection.


Rope selection was a tough one as I was trying to work out the thickness of the rope that would be most suitable for this swing. I didn’t want to go too thin but didn’t want to go too thick either. I managed to find a guy who sold this 40mm rope and he was able to loop the top ends which saved me time in doing it myself.


I also added a custom fabricated mattress with cushions.



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Workshop member Marty cladded a Pine frame with recycled pallet timber to create this rustic daybed.




Workshop member abhayks built an affordable outdoor chair with recycled pallet timber and used a torch to create this burn effect.




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