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I am wanting to bulld a swing arbor in my yard to use as a demo model. I have experience building structures and decks so making it sound isn't a problem. I can build these with no problem. ive never hung a swing from one before and was wandering how you guys are doing it. Tryst me I wouldn't advertise custom built on site stuff if I wasn't fully confident in my ability.
 

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no. under a pergola type thing
 

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Here's how I did mine. I laid a 2x6 across the top of it to spread the weight of someone sitting in swing. Drilled up through vertical and the flat 2x6. Ran an eye bolt up through it and tightened it down. Maybe overkill, but it's solid and does not sag with two people sitting in it.

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I built one out of western cedar with the top made to look something like a wishing well. I cut the cedar shakes for the roof also, can't get a picture right now, snow.
 
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