Paul's Play Tower Plan・2-Sizes-Sold-Separately

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Playing outside has never been so much fun with this cool backyard DIY play tower.  Designed to get kids to move, your children will love climbing up and down in various different ways with the many possible accessories that can be added.

Both sizes of Paul's Play Tower plan includes a wrap around rock wall and monkey bar attachment, so kids will never to confined to just one entry.  Take a break from the sun too with the circular roof, or hand some swings from the monkey bars assembly.  The 8x8 also has a trap door.  Make this cool backyard bastion come to life this weekend!

For other tower themed plans, check out our Defensive Tower Plan or the elaborate Rapunzel's Tower Plan.

Features:

  • 54 ft² (6x6) or 96 ft² (8x8) of usable play space
  • Two levels with ample room to add accessories including a slide, rock wall, cargo net and fire pole
  • 12' monkey bar attachment, which can also be used as a swingset
  • Roof cover provides shade and protection for the elements
  • Designed for children aged 2-9
  • 40 page, step by step PDF plan

Plan Category:

🤸🏼 Playground Playset Plans

6x6 Dimensions:

  • 18' Wide
  • 6' Deep
  • 13' Tall

8x8 Dimensions:

  • 20' Wide (No Ladder & Swings)
  • 8' Deep (No Ladder & Swings)
  • 16' Tall

Framing Details:

  • Joists: 2x6 - 16" O.C.
  • Rafters: 2x6 - 16" O.C.
  • Railings: 2x4

Roofing Details:

  • 45° gable roof pitch
  • 50 ft² (6x6) and 80 ft² (8x8) of total roof coverage.  Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

6x6 Lumber List:

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

Decking:
( 30 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'

2x4:
( 9 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 1 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 3 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

2x6:
( 4 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 10 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 6 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

2x8:
( 1 ) 2” x 8” x 12'

4x4:
( 8 ) 4” x 4” x 8'

4x6:
( 2 ) 4” x 6” x 8'
( 2 ) 4” x 6” x 12'

Plywood:
( 3 ) ½" Plywood Sheets

8x8 Lumber List:

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

Decking:
( 26 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'
( 21 ) 5/4” x 6” x 12'

2x4:
( 7 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 4 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 6 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

2x6:
( 15 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 6 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 7 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

2x8:
( 1 ) 2” x 8” x 12'

4x4:
( 8 ) 4” x 4” x 12'

4x6:
( 3 ) 4” x 6” x 8'
( 2 ) 4” x 6” x 12'

Plywood:
( 3 ) ½" Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

  • (10 lbs) GRK 3” R4 Screws
  • (10 lbs) GRK 2” R4 Screws
  • (Optional) GRK 4” RSS Screws
  • ( 40 ) ½" x 8" Carriage Bolts
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