Rusty the Tugboat Playset Plan

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Ride the waves, tug and toot along the canal, and help the other big boats make it out to sea safely. All this can be done, with a little fishing on the side with Rusty the Tugboat!

This fun wooden playset plan was designed with children's storybooks in mind.  Angled and exaggerated framing provides an unique cartoon aesthetic, all while still maintaining a smaller footprint to easily integrate into most household backyards.  If you're looking for a DIY project that's chipper and adorable, why not try out the waters with Rusty the Tugboat playset!

Features:

  • Whimsical and cartoon like aesthetic
  • 60 ft² in usable play space
  • Center, elevated cabin with a full wrap around deck
  • Designed for children aged 3-7
  • 56 page, step by step PDF plan

Plan Category:

🚗 Vehicle Playset Plans
🧸 Toddler & Young Children Plans

Dimensions:

  • 10' Wide
  • 12' Deep
  • 9' Tall

Framing Details:

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

Lumber List:

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

Decking:
( 17 )  5/4” x 6” x 8'
( 3 )  5/4” x 6” x 10'
( 1 )  5/4” x 6” x 12'

Framing:
( 18 )  2” x 2” x 8'

( 52 )  2” x 4” x 8'
( 16 )  2” x 4” x 10'
( 22 )  2” x 4” x 12'

( 6 ) 2” x 6” x 8'

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

Plywood:
( 15 ) ½" Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

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

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