Free Porch Glider Project Plans Free Porch Glider Project Plans

We have shared a Porch Glider Plan in the past, but a variation on the theme is always in order.  Everyone has a slightly different aesthetic and, even though the methods are essentially the same, seeing a design that suits your style is much more likely to get you to start building.

The following porch glider is a classic design that leaves much room for modification.  Some simple lengthening, or shortening, of pieces will allow you to adjust the width to suit your exact needs.  This free plan comes from The Handyman Club.  This is a good website for any woodworker.

free porch glider plans

porch glider plans

Good luck building your own porch glider.

Porch Glider Hardware:

You can purchase the porch glider bracket set at Rockler for around $30.

Porch Glider Plan Print out from Handyman Club of America (PDF)

  • Doug

    June 6, 2015 #1 Author

    I downloaded the Porch Glider Project Plan. I really like the project, but I find the drawing is too small to be useable. The curse of getting older. Is it possible to get a larger version of the drawing?


    • WoodworkCity

      June 6, 2015 #2 Author

      I am sorry, bu the handyman club of america no longer appears to have the source image. I did a local search and also a search using the internet archive and an image matching search online. None of them came up with anything larger.



  • Gregory

    February 13, 2015 #6 Author

    Link to porch glider project plan thru handyman club of America does not go their. Would appreciate a new or updated link. Thanks


    • WoodworkCity

      February 13, 2015 #7 Author


      Unfortunately, it looks like Handyman Club took the plan down.

      I did have an old Printout of the plan from their site and updated the link to that. It is a PDF and you can’t scale the images up, but it should help you get through the build. Just the material list and cut list should be a big help.

      Good luck.


      • Doug

        June 6, 2015 #8 Author

        Just go to their site and do a search for “porch glider.” I got a 5 page print out of the article. Complete with full size graphic. You might have to do a search for the site. I don’t think it used the obvious name.


  • gail bennett

    November 25, 2014 #9 Author

    how can I get a copy of this porch glider plan? It’s hard to read from here. Thanks
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