Red Caboose Playset Plan

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All Aboard!  The little red caboose has been a prominent childhood attraction, finding it's way into books, movies, toys and playgrounds.  Now with these caboose playset plans, this classic child's icon can be added right in your backyard, with just a little bit of carpentry and imagination required.  Features a great detailed scheme to make your child really feel like they're at the back of a traveling locomotive.

Elevated platform, front and back decks with rails, cupola and train tracks all add to the imagination and excitement for your child.  It's got 99% of what you'll need, however, If you're feeling like it's missing a little something, it may be that you'll like the full size, train engine to go with it too!

Features:

    • 90 ft² in usable play space
    • Front and back porches
    • Four sets of access steps
    • 5' height slide exit
    • Four window cupola
    • Fun details
    • Designed for ages 3-12
    • 39 page, step by step PDF plan

    Plan Category:

    🚂 Vehicle Playset Plans

    Dimensions:

    • 7' Wide (9.5' w/ steps)
    • 16' Deep
    • 11' Tall

    Framing Details:

    • Joists: 2x8 - 16" O.C.
    • Walls: 2x4 - 16" O.C.
    • Rafters: 2x4 & 2x6 - 16" O.C.

    Glass Shed Windows:

    • ( 13 ) 14" x 21"

    Roofing Details:

    • Arched roof pitch
    • 120 ft² of total roof coverage. Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

    Lumber List:

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

    Decking:
    ( 28 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'
    ( 7 ) 5/4” x 6” x 10'
    ( 24 ) 5/4” x 6” x 12'

    2x2:
    ( 6 ) 2” x 6” x 8'

    2x3:
    ( 15 ) 2” x 6” x 8'

    2x4:
    ( 55 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
    ( 13 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
    ( 25 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

    2x6:
    ( 5 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
    ( 7 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
    ( 6 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

    2x8:
    ( 21 ) 2” x 8” x 8'
    ( 8 ) 2” x 8” x 10'
    ( 4 ) 2” x 8” x 16'

    2x10:
    ( 1 ) 2” x 10” x 8'

    4x4:
    ( 2 ) 1” x 4” x 8'
    ( 2 ) 1” x 4” x 16'

    6x6:
    ( 2 ) 6” x 6” x 8'

    Plywood:
    ( 4 ) ½" Plywood Sheets

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