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Spring Porch Swing


Morgan.HOD
Morgan.HOD
Morgan.HOD
Morgan.HOD

I wanted to create a Spring inspired porch swing for a friend to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful flowers popping up! I drew a general idea, then adjusted as I went. The flowers on the back took the most time and attention. I drew one, engraved it with the Dremel, then had to figure out how to make another one, mirroring the first. To do this, I traced the engraved flower on paper and flipped it onto the other board and carved over the tracing with a sharp edge. Once both flowers were complete, they were stained, painted and distressed. The swing itself is made completely from repurposed wood, allowing a "green" and floral creation to be part of the outdoor decor.

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  • Gorgeous porch swing! 
    By KendraDawn, on April 27, 2020




  • WOW! The detail of those engraved flowers is REALLY impressive! The stain, paint and distressing really makes them stand out. I love how you took an every day porch swing idea and totally customized it for your friend! And on top of all of the work, it’s made from all repurposed wood?! Truly AWESOME work! 
    By Lola9574, on April 29, 2020

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Spring Porch Swing

by Morgan.HOD
Apr 24, 2020

I wanted to create a Spring inspired porch swing for a friend to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful flowers popping up! I drew a general idea, then adjusted as I went. The flowers on the back took the most time and attention. I drew one, engraved it with the Dremel, then had to figure out how to make another one, mirroring the first. To do this, I traced the engraved flower on paper and flipped it onto the other board and carved over the tracing with a sharp edge. Once both flowers were complete, they were stained, painted and distressed. The swing itself is made completely from repurposed wood, allowing a "green" and floral creation to be part of the outdoor decor.