Summer is a great time for relaxing outside and what better way to do that than with a porch swing? How about if you had several porch swings all surrounding a campfire – then you could do the relaxing outside thing all through the year. There is a great DIY campfire idea that has porch swings all around it. Not only could you relax but you could invite all of your friends or family to come join you in your own little paradise.
Materials used were
6- Bags of Sacreete (or Quickcreete – whatever you call it) one for each upright.
6- 6x6x10’s (for the uprights)
6- 6x6x8’s for the top sections
6- 2x6x8’s for the stabilizers that go kitty corner on top of 6×6’s (for strength)
24- 3/8’s x 8″ lags for laggin the top horizontal pieces to the uprights (countersunk)
24- 4″ Deck screws for screwing the top pieces together horizontally before lagging them.
24 – 3″ Deck screws for screwing the top 2×6 stabilizers to the 6×6’s
10- 3/8×8″ eyebolts with nuts and washers for hanging the swings
Hope this helps with anyone that’s looking to give it a shot. via bowhunting.com