How to build a swim raft

By Wayne LennoxWayne Lennox

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There’s nothing finer than a swim raft to provide a manageable destination for the kids, a place for adults to soak up the sun, or to serve as a safe diving platform if your dockside water-depth doesn’t permit head first entries.

So when Cottage Life asked me to design and build a swim raft, I readily agreed.

From deep dives and cannonballs to simply soaking up the sun, our build-it-yourself swim raft is one fun floater.

Click here to download the plans.

The article was originally published in August 2005

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