1. All ofthe commercial swings are smaller and made from douglas fir or pine, not hardwood. The boards have a lock of cracks from checking, wood shrinkage as the moisture dries out. The standard screws and hardware rust and stains the wood.
At first we thought to buy a premade gate for our cedar deck, but found out the opening was rather unique and not a standard width. Besides, finding a cedar pre-made gate would have been problematic, to say the least.
So I purchased some inexpens
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