FAQs

How are they made?

Mortise and tenon joinery in all the primary joints and floating tenons in the seat and backrest joints. The swings are made to last forever,, essentially, baring the neighborhood kids who mistake your swing for, say, a trampoline. or a roller coaster. * Hi. Can I interrupt for a minute? Do you have a number?

By |2021-12-28T18:57:48+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

Can your swings be hung in the yard?

Yes, of course. For landscape options, it's best to use the coated chain instead of the rope. We use a nylon  fiber, braided rope that is more than sufficient to bear the load and weather the elements for decades with the added protection of a porch roof. In the yard, however, it's best to opt

By |2021-12-27T21:55:25+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

Are there installation instructions?

Yes. A printed copy arrives with the swing, as well as the online PDF titled Swing Installation It is also helpful to visit the Swing Hardware and Installation page on the site for photos, drawings, and text explanations showing you the actual hardware and examples of how to install the porch swings. And of course captioned pictorials on

By |2021-12-27T21:53:05+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

What is included?

The Porch Swing, of course. For chain options: Coated chain; I-Bolts fixed to the swing frame; Clevis connectors fixed to the I-Bolts; two iron swivel ceiling mounts; and two heavy duty springs. For Rope Options: All the above with the addition of four brass crimps, which secure the rope when looped around the I-Bolts on

By |2021-01-06T08:03:47+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

Does Prowell Woodworks supply the posts?

No, we do not supply the posts.  Our primary reason for not including posts on all arbors is that posts can be bought or special ordered at any lumber yard by your installer, whereas if we provide them, we must build a larger crate, and add extra shipping costs, resulting in a post that ends

By |2021-01-06T08:02:55+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

What do the arbor assemblies include?

Most of our Arbor assemblies are designed to 'seat' themselves onto the tops of columns or your wood posts.  They arrive with mounting caps fixed to the bottom of the arbor legs, whether it is a 2-post or 4-post arbor.  The mounting cap simply fits over the end of your post.  They are also fitted

By |2021-12-27T19:28:25+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

What are those light holes in the caps?

They are a feature whose sole intention is to solicit breathless gasps from your guests who arrive and depart in the absolute darkness. The columns, you see, are invisible in the total darkness. There is only the light splayed through the grid pattern, and the small throws of light escaping through the weep holes in

By |2021-12-27T21:49:51+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments

Can we choose a different Plexiglas color?

Hmmm.  Well, the standard plex is a 60% transparency 'White Light'. That means it is 40% opaque. The fixture itself is designed to spread 120º and set to a middle Kelvin setting (The color temperature from 2700 warm incandescent to 3,500 household florescent). So changing the color or translucence of your plex introduces a variety

By |2021-12-27T21:19:43+00:00January 6th, 2021||0 Comments
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