How high should a swing set bar be?

We also recommend a swing set with a 6-ft deck height if you want a larger, more spacious playset. The only time we’d recommend a swing set with a 4-ft deck height is if you’re looking to conserve space, or if you do not need the set to accommodate children past the age of 8.

How much clearance does a swing set need?

Space requirements To plan for maximum safety, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends 6 feet of clear space around all sides of the playset. If you choose to have swings, however, the recommendation is to have clear space equal to twice the arc of the swings to both the front and back of the playset.

How long should a 4×4 swing set be?

Yes, a 4×4 that is 20′ long will work. A 4×4 that is 12′ long will support about 4,000 lbs. each (depending on the species and grade). A 16′ 4×4 will support about half that and a 20′ 4×4 will support almost 1,000 each, if its horizontally braced about half way up.

How long do gorilla playsets last?

A: Gorilla Playsets last many, many years! The wood on each playset is kiln dried, twice! The typical life of a playset will vary on weather and wear and tear, but most sets last 15-20 years.

How high should a swing be for adults?

Single axis swings intended for use with adult assistance (tot swings) should have a pivot point no greater than 95 inches. The seat of tot swings should rest at least 24 inches from the ground.

How tall should a swing set be for adults?

First, we recommend selecting an appropriate space for the swing set. The playset plans for the Classic A-Frame specify a finished product that is about 12 feet wide, 8 feet tall and 8 feet deep. It should be installed on fairly level ground, and there should be about six feet of clearance from obstructions.

How much space do you need around a swing?

We recommend 6 feet of safe space around the entire playset as a general rule, but there are some exceptions to this guideline. For example, you may not need safe space on the opposite end of a swing beam if there are no other play activities on that side of the structure.

Can you put a swing set on concrete?

Swings sets never should be placed on uncovered concrete or asphalt. Even a grassy lawn quickly will become trampled and hard. The protective surface material should cover an area that extends 6 feet in all directions from stationary equipment such as climbing towers or slides.

Are Gorilla Playsets made in USA?

Quality. When you buy a Gorilla playset you can be assured that you are getting a quality, durable product that has been made in the USA. They use only choice grade lumber that has then been stained, sanded, and pre-drilled before it is packaged and delivered to your door.

What are Gorilla Playsets made of?

Most of our play systems are made with Cedar. Similar to redwood, Cedar is naturally resistant to rot, decay, and insect damage – all while offering an affordable, naturally resistant option in backyard fun. All Cedar Play Systems receive a factory applied stain/sealant to protect the lumber.