DIY Network

How to Build a Freestanding Arbor Swing

A freestanding arbor frame can support a store-bought swing or the custom model below.

More in Outdoors

Materials

  • 6x6 posts
  • 2x12 boards
  • 4x4 posts
  • carriage bolts
  • concrete mix
  • screws
  • galvanized carriage bolts
  • nuts
  • washers
  • anchor bolts
  • 2x6 boards
  • 1x6 boards
  • 2x4 boards
  • 1x2 boards

Tools

  • wheelbarrow
  • hoe
  • power auger
  • reciprocating saw
  • miter saw
  • electric drill with screwdriver attachment
  • safety glasses
  • dust mask
  • string level
  • ladder

All About…

More Topics

DIY Experts

Yard Crashers

Transform your landscape with host Ahmed Hassan.

Tune in:

MON

9 | 8C

Full Schedule

Advertisement

Projects