DIY Airplane Swing

DIY Airplane Swing

Build this fabulous DIY Airplane Swing

Up, up and away! This DIY airplane swing could be one of the coolest things to build for your kids!

This would be a great DIY gift that only requires $30-40 from your wallet, depending on the available materials that you have. If you’ve got a 3- to 6-year old, why not make them their own airplane?

DIY Airplane Swing

Not comfortable with the airplane swing idea? How about building a rocking airplane instead? Simply use a wider wood for the body and shape it accordingly into a rocking chair!

Got the goggles ready?

You’ll need these materials:

  • 1- 2x4x8 Pine
  • 1- 1x8x8 Pine
  • 1- 1x6x10 Pine
  • 1″ dowel, 6-8 inches long
  • Box of 2″ Outdoor screws
  • A handful of 1 1/4″ outdoor screws
  • 1- 3″ lag screw for prop (plus a few washers)
  • 20′ +/- rope
  • 1- 3″ eye screw
  • 4- 3″ long eye lag bolts, plus washers. (mine were 5″ and way too long)
  • 2 rope clips
  • Glue
  • Paint

And these tools:

  • Circular Saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Sander
  • Drill

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Thanks to dunnlumber for this great project. You can get the step-by-step instructions here

If you liked this project, you’ll find more swings and hammocks here…