Outdoor Furniture Glider

For Your Front Porch, Deck or Patio

An outdoor furniture glider for your front porch offers a great place to relax. Being a woodworker, I prefer a wood glider.

There's just something about the feel and look of wood that I really enjoy. However, you can also enjoy gliders in wrought iron, wicker, or even recycled materials.

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Choose a style that fits your porch's space as well as your physical needs such as a high-back glider that adds additional upper back support.

The more comfortable the fit, the more often you'll use your porch glider.


vintage metal porch glider on front porch from Amazon.com
Vintage porch glider waiting for guests
Unlike a porch swing that is hung from above, a glider is operated from mechanisms at the bottom. This makes the actual swing more smooth and is a little safer to use than a porch swing.

It also makes a glider more portable; you can easily move it from one location to another on your porch.


Custom Wood Glider
Custom-made glider crafted by Karen Howl (HowlWoodworks)
. There are many glider designs, materials, and sizes from which to choose. You should be able to easily find one that fits your decor, budget and porch no matter its size.


Outdoor Furniture Glider Styles

You can find porch gliders to suit almost any need whether its to fit a small porch, deck, patio, three-season rooms, or to add color, comfort, or even a little sophistication.

Here are a few ideas we discovered.


Featured Porch Glider Options

metal porch glider on patio
Metal Porch Gliders

Durable and beautiful, metal porch gliders can handle the weather...

luxurious wicker rattan glider on porch
Wicker (Rattan) Porch Gliders

Add a touch of sophistication to your porch or three-season room


luxcraft highback porch glider available at amazon.com
Recycled Plastic Gliders

Durable and available in many color options...




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More Porch Glider Options

Wood Porch Gliders

It's hard to beat the look of wood and an outdoor furniture glider made from wood definitely can add lots of appeal to any porch. Here's a sampling of wood gliders:

Gliders range in length to make them compatible with almost any size porch. Here's a four foot model that could even fit most porches.


wooden four foot glider from Amazon.com
Gorgeous four foot wood glider - Amazon (affiliate link)



Check out this classic glider with contrasting colored cushions and straight lines to give a more contemporary look:

white outdoor furniture glider on front porch with cushions from Amazon.com
Stunning white front porch glider with cushion - Amazon (affiliate link)



This one would work well on your porch, deck, patio, or yard - take it for a ride! Has a bronze finished frame and made from hardwoods for durability.

country garden glider  from Amazon.com
Country garden porch glider - Amazon (affiliate link)



Made from all-weather hardwood, this glider has classic appeal and ready for hours of comfort.

country garden glider  from Amazon.com
Double porch glider - Amazon (affiliate link)




Add elegance and style with this dark brown finished outdoor furniture glider that has a decorative back and is made from high-quality eucalyptus wood.


outdoor pation glider from Amazon.com
Eucalyptus Outdoor Glider - Amazon (affiliate link)
There's always a lot to be said for the pure beauty of simplicity. Straight lines and excellent quality can't be beat.

Wood gliders come in a variety of woods, from pine to oak, cypress, redwood, poplar, and probably the most popular - cedar. Like any wood furniture piece, you will need to maintain it over time.

This is just a very small sampling of wood gliders you can find lots more on Amazon. (affiliate link)


Vintage Outdoor Furniture Gliders

Vintage furniture is all the rage and you can add a piece or two to your outdoor living areas.


red double vintage glider from Amazon.com
Red vintage glider for two - Amazon (affiliate link)



Bring back the days of yore with this nostalgic retro glider!


nostalgic retro glider in green and white from Amazon.com
Nostalgic retro glider - Amazon (affiliate link)



Sorry, but I couldn't resist showing you this metal chair glider - it's awesome and I'm sure it would look amazing on your porch!


veranda porch glider metal retro chair from Amazon.com
Veranda porch retro glider chair - Amazon (affiliate link)



You can find this and more vintage gliders on Amazon!

If you make a purchase through one of our affiliate links, we may earn a commission, but the cost is the same to you. Here is our full disclosure about affiliate marketing.


Mazimize Your Comfort

Get the most comfort from your glider by using porch swing or glider cushions. Your tushy will appreciate it!
glider cushion with topanga stripes
Porch Glider and Swing Cushions

Nothing nicer than colorful and durable cushions








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