Traditional oak porch swings are all-time favorites. White oak is extremely durable and resistant to mold and sun and has been always popular for patio furniture. Oak is too beautiful to cover with paint, so the best oak porch swings are oiled for protection and longer lasing and the natural grain is left to shine through. Many craftsmen who make porch swings by hand use oak as the wood of choice for its beauty and strength. It is the wood of choice for Amish craftsman and trust us they know a thing or two about hand made quality. Oak porch swings are often pricey, but their value is not only in their beauty but in durability. Oak porch swing will last you for generations and will only look more beautiful as it ages. You can place your porch swing in the garden as well with a sturdy stand for swing. If you choose a 4 or 5 foot long swing, to enjoy with your dear ones, make sure that the support is strong enough and that the chains and hooks are well installed. And don't forget your set of Swing-Mate Comfort springs to ensure your maximize your swinging comfort.