Rory's Big Playground Swing Sets
Kid tested and approved, our Rory`s Swingsets are for kids of all ages.
Playground swings are a memorable part of every child. Rory`s Swingsets are designed with safety and durability in mind.
- Designed to create childhood memories.
- Quality: Overbuilt - they do not need to be secured to the ground. Constructed with extra-thick, oversized Redwood and stainless steel hardware.
- Sizes: Option to order standard seats for kids and adults or toddler seats for your little one.
- Customize: Select a swing seat style and a sealant of your choice from the options available under More Options.
- Assembly: Easy assembly, all hardware included. Ships in less than 20 parts.
Specifications has the following sections, any of which you may go to directly by clicking on it:
DIMENSIONS & DRAWINGS
Rory's Big Playground Swing has 3" x 3" timber framing and a 2 3/4" x 5 1/2" main timber. The Big swing is rated for up to 500 total lbs for 2 swingers. Our swings are so massive that they do not need to be secured to the ground. The only thing we recommend is that you add a few inches of gravel underneath each of the four post corners so that the posts won't settle into the ground.
|Swing Size||Ground Footprint L x W||Total Height||Main Timber L x W x H||Framing (full dimension)||Approx. Weight||Capacity|
|Big||10' 8" x 8'0"||9'||10' 8" x 2 3/4" x 5 1/2"||3" x 3"||250 lbs.||500 lbs.|
Rory's Swing Seat Dimensions
3" thick x 2' 2" long x 5 3/4" wide. The seat has a 22 1/2" wide seating capacity (inside the eyebolts or holes). Capacity is 400 lbs. However, ultimate weight bearing capacity will depend on what you use to attach the seat (e.g., rope, chain, etc.) and what you attach it to (e.g., a tree or beam). The hanging hardware is 4"L x 2 1/4"W x 2"H.
Toddler/Small Kid's Swing Seat Dimensions
The Toddler/Small Kid's Swing Seat is recommended for ages 6 months to 3 years old. It is 15 1/2"W x 13"D x 8 1/2"H to top of front safe
CHAIN HANGING HARDWARE
The hanging hardware is 4"L x 2 1/4"W x 3 1/4"H (see drawings below)
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.
Stainless Steel Hanging Hardware to attach to beam
(eyebolts, ulinks, chain, springs & pivoting steel hangers).
SWING SEAT STYLE
If you have a child, you can upgrade to a Toddler/Small Kid's Swing Seat for your Rory's Swing Set. Under Advanced Options, the upgrade option is $50 for one seat or $75 for two. The Toddler/Small Kid's Swing Seat is sized for ages 6 months to 5 years old. It is 15 1/2"W x 13"D x 8 1/2"H to top of front safety bar and 9 3/4"H to top of backrest. The safety straps are included.
|Standard Seat||Toddler Seat|
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: Rory's Big Playground Swing Sets
Assembly: 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 Rory's Big Playground Swing Set require only a ratchet wrench and a small hammer to tap in the bolts. They ship in less than 15 parts and take less than 1 hour 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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