How to fix swing

How to fix swing

In recent years the relation of owners to the country sites has begun to change gradually. More often except traditional vegetable beds and fruit and berry plants on seasonal dachas it is possible to see lawns, gazebos, braziers and, of course, swing. To make and fix swing on the country site quite perhaps independently.

It is required to you

  • - self-tapping screws;
  • - screw driver;
  • - two hooks with the bent ends;
  • - synthetic ropes;
  • - antiseptics;
  • - metal corners;
  • - bar;
  • - board


1. Carefully process all wooden parts and cover them with special anti-septic tank.

2. Collect the lower frame of the bearing support of swing. The size of frame depends on the amount of sitting. It is necessary to consider that the size of frame has to be more than the size of sitting on 50-60 cm. Fasten bars by means of metal corners.

3. Attach to frame bars columns so that they formed two letters "A". Connect tops of triangles horizontal cross-piece.

4. Collect sitting of swing. For this purpose collect two frames from bar - one for sitting, another for back. Fasten to board framework by means of self-tapping screws and the screw driver. Connect back and sitting by means of metal corners. To sit on swing it was comfortable, the corner between sitting and back of swing has to be more than 90 degrees. Drill two longitudinal cuts under sitting of swing for fastening of rope.

5. Dig holes under racks of swing. Process racks bitumen for prevention of rotting. Racks need to be deepened to the earth approximately on 90 cm. Lay stones in hole and carefully stamp. If the soil on the site sandy - is recommended to strengthen in addition racks props. Props need to be cut in racks, to fix by self-tapping screws and to deepen to the earth approximately on 50 cm.

6. Drill openings under hooks in cross-piece of swing. Openings need to be drilled strictly steeply. Wrap the screwing-in hooks in openings by means of wrench or the screw-driver.

7. Miss rope through sitting cuts. For prevention of sliding it is recommended to fill additional levels of cuts on each side.

8. Hang rope on hooks by means of loops with thimbles. For this purpose make around thimble loop from the end of 20 cm and strong tie him by means of copper wire to the main rope. Wind position of joint with insulating tape.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team