why this product

A North Carolina wood craftsman designed this swing after a prototype by his great-grandfather. Along with the help of friends and business partners, he typically handmakes his swings according to unique commissions. For Kaufmann Mercantile, he chose to work with a walnut wood that is native to the Eastern United States and sisal rope made from agave fibers. He added armrests outfitted with four cup holders in total: the larger openings will fit a coffee mug while the smaller ones can hold a beer can or small bottle. With Kaufmann Mercantile customers in mind, these swings also have a slot that will fit your iPad, journal or book. 

use & care

Install the swing in a covered porch area or indoors, if possible. Condition the wood once a year with our Beeswax Wood Care & Finish. If the swing is placed outdoors and subjected to the elements, it may require more frequent conditioning. 

production & design

A former chef and an erstwhile urban farmer are the brains and brawn behind this furniture company. With the help of a wood craftsman, the two partners use native, salvaged lumber as a way to pay homage to their beloved North Carolina landscape. All their work is custom-made, and they try to get to know each customer to choose the right types of materials and design according to different tastes and personalities.

about the designer

Walnut & Rope Bench Swing

Kaufmann Mercantile from New York, NY
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Handcrafted in North Carolina from salvaged wood without fasteners or hardware. Wood slats contour comfortably to the body. Arm rests include cup holders and book slot. Ships in 4-5 weeks from date of order. 

More Details

  • Technical Specifications:


    Bench length 43 inches at its widest (110 cm)
    Bench width 14 inches at its widest (35.5 cm)
    Bench back height 11 inches (28 cm)
    Arm Length 21 inches (35.5 cm)
    Arm Height 7 inches (53 cm)
    Rope drop length

    Sisal rope

    **Cannot ship international**


  • Product Dimensions: H 1.0 Inches x W 1.0 Inches x L 1.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000282963

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Kaufmann Mercantile in Raleigh, NC
  • Item is ready to ship in 2 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 14 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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