How many people does it take to put together a swingset?
That sounds like the beginning of a joke, except it isn’t very funny. It’s more than it would take to screw in a lightbulb, I assure you. If you’re looking for a more comprehensive list of the best swingsets, you can find a related post here.
The short answer is that it takes a team. Along with a lot of grumping and a couple scraped knuckles, over the course of 3 days in shifts. More than 7 hours in total. But thanks to my brother and parents, we went from a bunch of confusing pieces…
To a complete swingset that, in the words of my 8 year old son, is “really awesome!”. The little boy from next door even came over to help us test it out.