1989 - Volume #13, Issue #5, Page #31[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Big Wheel Backyard Swing
"We bought the wheels at a farm auction for $13. The large wheels measure 5 in. wide and 47 l/4-in. in dia. and probably came off a grain drill. The smaller wheels are 3 in. wide and 18 in. in dia. and we're not sure what machine they came from," says Robert P. Martin, Wichita, Kan., who says any similar style wheels would work.
Three wheels are welded together on each end with the smaller wheels serving as the "legs". Crosspipes run between each set of wheels to form the frame of the swing. The swing itself is 4 ft. wide and was fashioned out of steel shelving and miscellaneous metal.
Click here to download page story appeared in.
Click here to read entire issue
To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.