From Old Chair To Swing

Filed under: Recycling — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:08 am on Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Unconsumption points out a use for old chairs: turn them into swings. Looks like all it takes is taking the legs off the chairs, painting it, and attaching the rope.

Peppertowne had a similar idea. Different chair, equally whimsical results:


Comment by Tiffany

January 17, 2012 @ 4:37 pm

Not quite as easy as it looks. We tried that with an old bench and have started referring to it as the “concussion swing.” Unless properly balanced you’re going to end up tipping backwards and hitting your head quite hard on the ground.

Comment by Ashley

November 28, 2012 @ 7:35 am

Running the rope across the back of the chair may help it stay more balanced…

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