This Palette Tree Swing Is The Perfect Backyard Addition! You Have Got To See This!

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Imgur user IAmGregAnderson was interested in creating a fun addition to his yard. His home overlooks the beautiful waters of Lake Champlain, and he wanted a relaxing space to enjoy the view. So, he created this bad boy! The perfect summer hangout!

For this project, our DIY-er used three standard-size palettes.

If trying this yourself, make sure to pick out palettes that are of good, solid quality. Warped and cracked wood won’t work well or provide stability.

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The first step is building the back support.

This part is a little tricky, because in order for the back to fit correctly, it must first be deconstructed.

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After choosing an angle for the back support, the boards can be refitted onto the pallet.

The DIY-er recommends using wood clamps as you drill the boards back into place.

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Next, mounted eye bolts are attached.

Eventually, you’ll thread the rope through these eyeholes in order to hang the swing from the tree.

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After sanding the palettes down, it’s time to prime.

After that, you can get creative by painting your swing any color you’d like.

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In no time at all, this DIY-er’s piece really started to come together!

Also, make sure the padding and pillows you choose fit your liking.

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The next few steps for the top palette are very similar.

Sand and mount the eye bolts, then paint and prime in your desired color.

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Determine how high off the ground you’d like your swing to be.

Of course, use extreme caution when mounting your first palette.

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Once your top palette is properly balanced, it’s time to add the swing!

Make sure your knots are tied securely, and get ready to enjoy the view.

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This palette lounge swing is the perfect addition for the upcoming lazy days of summer.

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