puts kids in orbit
By DAVID A. GATTIS
You DON’T NEED NASA to put your kids in
orbit. They’ll really get a blast out of this attachment that adds whiz-around variety to the backand-forth motion of a set of swings. If your back
yard is already graced with a sturdy swingset, you
can add the whole pedal-plane unit at a cost of
about $14 for materials. The only power tools
you’ll need: an electric drill and an arc welder.
Don’t own the latter? Then you can prepare all
If you have a backyard swing set, you can add this flyer to it
and give it all the thrills of a big-time amusement park.
No swing set? Then hang it from its own freestanding pole.
Either way, you’ll be the hero of the local merry-go-round set