If you have ever looked on your neighbors porch and saw them relaxing on a porch swing, odds are you wanted a swing for yourself. Why not end the fantasy, take the plunge and purchase one? The problem that you will run into is there are so many manufacturers out there that make outdoor furniture, who are you going to purchase from? What factors do you need to consider when buying a wooden porch swing? How will I know it is quality workmanship or not? What type of wood would suit me the best? This article will give you some great pointers in shopping for that outdoor swing.