Arbor swing plans - free PDF download. material list, and drawings at Construct101

Arbor Swing Plans – Free PDF Download

Arbor swing plans – plans include a free PDF download, cutting list, shopping list, and step-by-step drawings.

Arbor Swing Plans – Overview

Arbor Swing Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

4 – 4×4 – 10′

7 – 2×6 – 10′


8 – 7″ carriage bolts, washers, nuts

3 1/2″ deck screws



(See porch swing plans for swing shopping list)

Cutting List

Cutting List

4 – 4×4 – 9′

4 – 2×6 – 9′ 6″

6 – 2×6 – 5′

(See porch swing plans for cutting list)

Arbor swing plans - 4x4 post.

Cut four 4×4’s to 9′ long. Bury two feet of the 4×4 post, square as shown on illustration above and add concrete.

Arbor swing plans - rafter supports.

Cut four 2×6’6 to 9′ 6″ long, cut the ends as shown on illustration below. Drill holes through the 2×6 rafter supports and 4×4 post. Attach the rafters supports using 7″ carriage bolts.

Arbor swing plans - grid.

Arbor swing plans - rafter details.

Cut six 2×6’s to 5′ long. Cut as shown on illustration above, cut the ends as shown on illustrations below.

Arbor swing plans - grid.

Arbor swing plans - rafter details.

Install rafters as shown on illustration above. Pre-drill holes and screw 3 1/2″ deck screws through the rafters and into the rafter supports.

Arbor Swing Plans

See the porch swing plans for swing details.

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  1. Looks great, just what I was looking for. Haven’t used them yet but will as soon as spring has arrived.

  2. This just what I was looking for. My only questions is are the 2×6 rafter beams strong enough to carry the weight of the swing and say two adults?

  3. Any DIY chicken coop plans?

  4. Has anyone built this arbor and swing? I was wondering how the swing was anchored to the arbor?

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