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Small Barn & Silo Playhouse Plan (3‑Options Sold Separately)
Small Barn & Silo Playhouse Plan (3‑Options Sold Separately)
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Full Lumber List Included

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Small Barn & Silo Playhouse Plan (3‑Options Sold Separately)

Regular price $ 60.00 Credit Cards Accepted Sale

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Does your child love animals and has loads of other farm, tractor and country living toys?  Then this small, 8x6 barn playhouse plan will make a great accomplice to the love of rural life.  At only 60 square feet, this design won't take up too much room in the backyard and will make for a easy yet fun build for you and your family.  Download and get started build this weekend!

Looking for something a bit bigger?  We also have a large barn playhouse that can handle a lot more kids, if you have the yard real estate.  A real treat and satisfying project for the weekend warrior.

Features (Barn):

  • Front porch & loft with a total of 100 ft² in usable space
  • Six 18x27 & Two 14" octagonal windows
  • Gambrel (barn) Roof
  • 5.5' Walls
  • Designed for children aged 3-10
  • 56 page, step by step PDF plan

Dimensions :

  • 8' Wide (Barn)
  • 10' Deep (Barn)
  • 10' Tall (Barn)
  • 6' Wide (Silo)
  • 6' Deep (Silo)
  • 15.5' Tall (Silo)

Framing Details:

  • Joists: 2x6 - 16" O.C.
  • Walls: 2x4 - 16" O.C.
  • Rafters: 2x6 (main), 2x4 (porch) - 16" O.C.

Roofing Details (Barn):

  • 70° & 30° gambrel roof pitch (Barn)
  • 45° roof pitch (Silo)
  • 200 ft² of total roof coverage.  Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

Lumber List (Barn & Silo):

Make sure to ask about and take advantage of any volume discount from your local lumber yard!

Decking:
(24)  5/4” x 6” x 8'
(9)  5/4” x 6” x 12'

Framing:

(65)  2” x 4” x 8'
(19)  2” x 4” x 10'
(76)  2” x 4” x 12'

(10) 2” x 6” x 8'
(15) 2” x 6” x 10'
(19) 2” x 6” x 12'

(1) 2” x 8” x 8'
(1) 2” x 8” x 10'
(1) 2” x 8” x 12'

(2) 4” x 4” x 8'
(1) 4” x 4” x 12'
(3) 4” x 6” x 10'
(1) 4” x 6” x 12'

Trim:
(12) 1” x 4” x 8'
(8) 1” x 4” x 10'
(3) 1” x 4” x 12'

Plywood:
(29) 4' x 8' x 1/2” Plywood Non-PT
(1) 4' x 8' x 3/4” Plywood Non-PT

Hardware List:

  • (20 lbs) GRK 3” R4 Screws
  • (20 lbs) GRK 2.5” R4 Screws
  • (Optional) GRK 4” RSS Screws