It takes a long time for a tree to grow large enough to hang a tree swing on it. The last thing you want to do is damage the tree with your swing. Tree swings can damage a tree. The main factors that cause damage are the type of tree, material used for hanging, weight, … Read moreDo trees swings damage trees?
Hanging your swing from the ceiling is fairly easy. The most difficult part is finding a beam in the spot where you want to hang the swing. In this article, I will go through the important things to think about when hanging your swing from the ceiling. How to reinforce ceiling for swing? It’s important … Read moreHow to hang a swing from the ceiling
Whether you’re hanging a porch swing, tire swing, wood plank swing, or any of the other numerous swings out there, the method for hanging them from a beam is mostly the same. What differs is the type of beam you are hanging your swing on and the type of hanger you use. The three types … Read moreHow to hang a swing from a beam
What you put under your playground is vitally important. You want to make sure you are doing the best thing for your children when choosing a material for your playground’s surface. In this article, I’m going to go through some of the things you should think about and look for when choosing the best material … Read moreBest Material for Playground Surface
When trying to understand whether a 2×6 will hold a porch swing, you have to consider more than just the size of the wood. The orientation of the wood has a great affect on its strength. The species of the wood also determines how much load can be supported. How far your 2×6 spans between … Read moreWill a 2×6 hold a porch swing?
Ideally you would have a big tree with the perfect branch to hang your tire swing on. But you, like many people, may not have that option. In this article I’m going to tell you how you can make a tire swing without having a tree. There are several options for making your tire swing … Read moreHow to make a tire swing without a tree
You may think that you can hang a swing in any tree that looks good. While you may be able to tie a rope around many different branches on many different trees, not all trees are good for tree swings. To determine if a tree is the best for hanging a swing, you have to … Read moreBest trees for swings
Tree swing straps make hanging swings easier. Hanging a swing before tree swing straps were invented required figuring out how to tie a rope properly around a tree or boring holes through a branch and inserting bolts with eye hooks. Tree swing straps, along with carabiners, give you the ability to quickly and easily hang … Read moreBest tree swing straps guide
It’s not easy to hang a swing from a tree with branches. It can seem that it is even harder to hang a swing from a tree without branches. The big question is, What will you attached the swing to? To hang a swing from a tree without branches you have a few options. You … Read moreHow to hang a swing from a tree without branches?
Riding a rope swing brings back so many great memories from childhood. And I bet you want your kids to experience that feeling of exhilaration of flying though the air on a rope. There are several parts to a rope swing. All of them are important, but the most important for making sure your rider … Read moreHow to make a rope swing seat?