Frame Swing Set Bracket Kit
Construct a freestanding backyard swing set with our Easy 1-2-3 A-Frame Bracket Kit. Our brackets are designed to fit kiln-dried lumber. We recommend using two 4″ x 4″ legs with a true measurement of 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ and one 4″ x 6″ top beam with a true measurement of 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. The bracket openings measures 3-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ and 3-5/8″ x 5-5/8″, respectively. We strongly suggest measuring your lumber before purchasing this swing set kit to ensure it meets those specifications.
What do I need to build my A-Frame Swing Set?
We are your experts in backyard play can help provide you with everything you need to build your DIY playset! Please see below for our recommended part list; we recommend it, because we use it!
2 – Easy 1-2-3 A-Frame Swing Set Brackets with Hardware (this kit!) 1 – 114″ 4×6 top beam, kiln-dried with a true measurement of 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ 4 – 96″ 4×4 side support legs, kiln-dried with a true measurement of 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ Up to 3 Outdoor Swing Set Swings Swing hangers and Mounting Hardware for Swings
4 – Ground Anchors
A swing set constructed with the recommendations above will have the following completed dimensions: 12’L x 8’D x 7’8″H
We recommend anchoring the swing set into the ground and not exceeding 8-foot side support legs. Our Frame Brackets are designed for residential use only.
Please see diagram below for Frame Bracket angles:
The angle between the two legs is approximately 45 degrees
The angle between the top beam and the side support leg is approximately 105 degrees
WARNING! Do not attempt to force the wood into the bracket. The lumber should slide into the bracket easily with a snug fit. If your boards are too large it is recommended that the wood be planned down to produce a comfortable fit.