Armchair Swings (Seats Only)
Our Chair Swing Seat with a little hardware is all you need to be swinging under your own tree or porch. Relax and enjoy with a tall glass of lemonade and imagine yourself swinging for decades to come with this finely made swing.
Enjoy our Chair Swing Seat right under your own tree or porch. Sip a tall glass of lemonade or enjoy your music in this fine swing just for you.
- Design: A simple chair that you can swing and relax in. Listen to music, read a book, or ?
- Quality: Emphasis on safety - overbuilt with thick timbers and finely finished for splinter free enjoyment.
- Sizes: Standard swing chair. Does not include frame. Weight capacity: 400 lbs.
- Customize: Select a seat style, engraving, hanging hardware and sealant colors under More Options.
- Assembly: Ship in less than 10 parts and take less than 40 minutes to re-assemble. You require only a ratchet wrench and a small hammer to tap in the bolts.
Specifications has the following sections, any of which you may go to directly by clicking on it:
DIMENSIONS & DRAWINGS
Swing itself is 1' 11"H x 2' 4"D. Seat back is 1' 8"H from the top of the seat to the top of the backrest. We leave a 6" clearance on either side of the swing for the frame. The hanging hardware is 4"L x 2 1/4"W x 2"H.
|Swing Size||Swing Width||Frame Footprint||Roof Dimen.|
|Armchair||24" between armrests, 31 1/2" including armrests, 42" total (with the timber underneath that holds the eyebolts)||58"W x 4'D||64'W x 5'D|
|Bench||40" between armrests, 47 1/2" including armrests, 58" total (with the timber underneath that holds the eyebolts)||74"W x 4'D||80'W x 5'D|
|Large Bench||52" between armrests, 59 1/2" including armrests, 70" total (with the timber underneath that holds the eyebolts)||86"W x 4'D||92'W x 5'D|
|Swing Size||Approx. Weight of Swing Alone||Approx. Weight of Swing & Frame||Approx. Weight of Swing, Frame & Roof|
|Bench||60 lbs.||260 lbs.||400 lbs.|
|Large Bench||80 lbs.||330 lbs.||500 lbs.|
Our Chain Hanging hardware is similar to the Swing hanging hardware at Playgrounds. The pivoting steel moves with the swinging motion. We use 1/4 inch thick steel plate construction.
We ship springs with each swing set. The springs allow the seat to give just a bit and is a favorite of many customers. The springs are easily added and removed depending on whether you like the softness it adds to the ride.
|All Stainless Steel Hanging Hardware to attach to beam
(eyebolts, ulinks, chain, springs & pivoting steel hangers). When you make a order please write in height and diagonal width of your beam in comment section
|All Stainless Steel Hanging Hardware to attach to tree (eyebolts, ulinks, chain, springs & pivoting steel hangers) plus chain loop with protective plastic hosing for tree branch installation. When you make a order please write in height and diameter of tree branch in comment section|
We ship 1/4" thick stainless steel chain assuming your beam or tree branch is 10 ft off the ground. If you need more chain because your beam or branch is more than 10 ft off the ground, please make a note in the comment section at checkout. There is an additional charge for extra chain. If your beam or branch is less than 10 ft off the ground, please let us know the distance so we do not send extra chain unnecessarily. Thank you.
GETTING THE SWING AS COMFORTABLE AS POSSIBLE
All our garden swing sets ship with a bit of extra stainless steel chain. When you assemble and set up your set the first time, take a couple minutes to play around with the height and reclining angles by moving a couple chain links at a time. This way you can set the swing exactly at your most comfortable setting and then forget about it for the next 20 years...
SWING SEAT STYLES
We offer 4 styles: The Classic, The Ensenada, The Luna and The Kentucky. Four great designs for the same price:
|Ensenada Style Seat|
|Luna Backrest Seat|
|Classic Design Seat|
|Kentucky Style Seat|
HARDWARE FOR SWINGS
You may add hardware to your order for hanging your swing from a beam or a tree.
You can attach our swing to a tree, but please do so VERY CAREFULLY. Make sure your branch can support the weight and the strenuous activity. If in doubt, do not hang the swing.
You will receive enough chain so that the swing can hang from a height of up to ten feet. If you need more chain than that, just let us know in the "Special Instructions & Custom Requests" during checkout and we will get back to you.
Tree swing kits include two additional four-foot loops of stainless steel chain for installation on branches up to 15" in diameter. These loops of chain are enclosed in plastic tubing to protect the tree limb.
All our furniture ships finely sanded to 220 grit for a smooth to the touch finish.
The most popular finish is our Transparent Premium Sealant. This sealant leaves your furniture looking natural and helps keep the beautiful wood surface colors from fading for several years. We use Sikkens brand finishes because they are the best finishes on the market. For more information about our finishes and how to keep your furniture looking great year after year, please go to: https://www.foreverredwood.com/redwood-furniture/care-finish/
Unfinished (fine sanding only):
If you are applying your own stain or want the surface color to fade to a "weathered look" in a few months. We do not recommend you leave your furniture unfinished outdoors for any extended period regardless of wood quality. Outdoor weather changes constantly and it is best to at least seal the wood to protect it from consistently absorbing and losing moisture.
Transparent Premium Sealant - Recommended for Outdoors:
Below are the 5 grades of wood we offer with the Transparent Premium Sealant applied. The color tones shown are close representations of the color your furniture will look like. There is no extra charge for the Transparent Premium Sealant:
(10 yr Warranty)
(10 yr Warranty)
(15 yr Warranty)
(20 yr Warranty)
Old Growth Redwood
(30 yr Warranty)
We also offer the Transparent Premium Sealant with the following stains. There is a small charge for adding these stains because it increases the total amount of coats to 4 with the sealant as the final coats:
Black Premium Stain
TIGER STRIPE EFFECT
Douglas-Fir when stained dark creates a "tiger stripe" effect as shown in this photo. It is beautiful and most customers love it. If you are looking for a dark consistent stain and do not want to see a “tiger stripe effect”, please go with any of the Redwood grades for a more consistent stain finish.
Off-White Oil-Based Primer:
If you are painting a light color. We apply two coats so that it is ready for one final coat.
Gray Oil-Based Primer:
If you are painting a darker color. We apply two coats so that it is ready for the final coat.
Custom Paint Finish (go to BenjaminMoore.com):
Have Forever Redwood paint your order any color you like. We prefer to use Benjamin Moore paints because they make excellent quality products and offer a huge selection of paints and colors to choose from.
Benjamin Moore: Black Stain, 2131-10
First select the type of paint you want: Benjaminmoore.com
Then click the colors tab and choose from the almost endless amount of colors offered.
Just select the Custom Paint finish option and in the Comment box enter the type of paint and the name and number of the color you would like. We will confirm your custom paint request within 24 hours of receiving your order and we will order the paint for you and apply per the specified directions. You only need to let us know the type of paint and the color name and number and we will do the rest.
Assembly Instructions for: Armchair Swings (Seats Only)
All you need is a ratchet wrench and a hammer.
Our furniture is preassembled in our wood working shop to ensure reassembly is a snap. The Garden Chair Swing require only a ratchet wrench and a small hammer to tap in the bolts. They ship in less than 10 parts and take less than 40 minutes to re-assemble and begin enjoying them. All parts are clearly labeled and detailed step by step instructions are included. They can easily be re-assembled by one person. To download assembly instructions for any of our items, please go to: Assembly
Care: Your Forever Redwood Furniture will last for decades in year-round weather without maintenance.
Depending on the wood grade you choose, even with harsh year-round outdoor conditions, you can expect your furniture to last from ten to forty years without maintenance of any kind.
Being outside year round is rough on any woods finish. The surface absorbs UV rays, pollution, constant variations in moisture and temperature and it also oxidizes. This is why most wood just doesnt hold up and the surface color slowly changes towards a silver patina over the years. But, with Forever Redwood, you dont have to worry. The silver patina is surface deep only (less than 1/64") and is not indicative of decay. Your set will last decades and is not compromised in any way by the surface color change. For example, we keep our display items as is without refinishing to show off this natural aging (we like the patina!).
Although Forever Redwood is maintenance-free, we recommended you take a few minutes as needed to clean by either hosing down and/or brushing/dusting away accumulated debris (no soap or chemicals needed). If youd like to keep your set looking its best for decades, please go to: Care and Finish
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