How To Make A Hummingbird Swing?

How to Make a Hummingbird Swing

Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures, and watching them flit from flower to flower is a joy. If you’d like to attract more hummingbirds to your yard, one of the best ways to do so is to build a hummingbird swing. Hummingbird swings are simple to make, and they provide a safe and comfortable place for hummingbirds to rest and refuel.

In this article, we’ll show you how to make a hummingbird swing that will be a hit with your feathered friends. We’ll provide step-by-step instructions, as well as tips on choosing the right materials and location for your swing. So read on, and get ready to welcome some new visitors to your yard!

Step Materials Instructions
1
  • 1x 2×4 (10′)
  • 1x 2×4 (8′)
  • 1x 2×4 (6′)
  • 1x 2×4 (4′)
  • 1x 2×4 (2′)
  • 1x 1×6 (8′)
  • 1x 1×6 (6′)
  • 1x 1×6 (4′)
  • 1x 1×6 (2′)
  • 1x 1×4 (8′)
  • 1x 1×4 (6′)
  • 1x 1×4 (4′)
  • 1x 1×4 (2′)
  • 1x 1×2 (8′)
  • 1x 1×2 (6′)
  • 1x 1×2 (4′)
  • 1x 1×2 (2′)
  • Wood screws
  • Drill
  • Saw
  • Sandpaper
  1. Cut the 2x4s to the following lengths:
    • 2×4 (10′): 2 @ 24″
    • 2×4 (8′): 2 @ 16″
    • 2×4 (6′): 2 @ 12″
    • 2×4 (4′): 2 @ 8″
    • 2×4 (2′): 2 @ 4″
  2. Cut the 1x6s to the following lengths:
    • 1×6 (8′): 2 @ 30″
    • 1×6 (6′): 2 @ 24″
    • 1×6 (4′): 2 @ 18″
    • 1×6 (2′): 2 @ 12″
  3. Cut the 1x4s to the following lengths:
    • 1×4 (8′): 2 @ 36″
    • 1×4 (6′): 2 @ 28″
    • 1×4 (4′): 2 @ 20″
    • 1×4 (2′): 2 @ 12″
  4. Cut the 1x2s to the following lengths:
    • 1×2 (8′): 2 @ 48″
    • 1×2 (6′): 2 @ 36″
    • 1×2 (4′): 2 @ 24″
    • 1×2 (2′): 2 @ 12″
  5. Assemble the swing frame according to the following diagram:
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