How to Hang a Tree Swing
Learn how to make and hang a wooden tree swing that can be enjoyed for years to come!
- Scorch Marker
- Wood for Seat
- Gray Chalk Paint
- White Chalk Paint
- Foam Brush
- Paper Towels
Sand the wood for your swing with a palm sander.
Create a stenciled quote using a Cricut Cutting Machine.
Fill in the stencil using a scorch marker. Remove the stencil.
Use a heat gun to create the wood-burned effect.
Apply a gray chalk paint wash using a sponge brush.
Go over the wood swing seat with a dry brush technique with white paint.
Apply 2-3 coats of clear coat to protect the wood from the elements.
Apply chains around the tree and secure the rope through the wood seat and attach it to the chains.