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Oink, Oink!  Hee-haw!  Cockadoodledoo!   Well, it seems like we're near a barn, the Barn & Silo playhouse to be exact.  This plan is an ideal club house for a little one who wants to match the big kid's farm barn with one more to their size and minus the smell. With a gambrel roof and a two story silo to boot, this realistic barn house is something your kids will love to walk, run, climb and gallop all though out!

There are two versions of the barn playhouse, one with the silo and one without.  The 12x19, full sized silo plan features over 300 square feet of usable play space so if the friends come stopping by, you'll be able to handle them. If you can yield a circular saw, you can build this!

Is this plan not exactly what you're look for and want something smaller or larger?  We offer a smaller 8'x10' barn that takes up less room and is easier on the wallet, an alternative style equine barn plan and a larger barn shed plan hosted on our sister site, PaulsSheds.com, ideal for backyard storage needs.

Features:




 

  • 327 ft² in usable play space (w/ silo)
  • 48 ft² front porch
  • Two stories for both the Barn & Silo sections
  • Designed for 2' x 3' glass shed windows
  • 19 total windows with the silo, or 6 w/o
  • 2 trap doors (w/ silo)
  • 6' wall heights
  • Working dutch doors

Dimensions:

  • 19.5' Wide (Barn & Silo)
  • 12' Wide (No Silo)
  • 12' Deep
  • 17' Tall (Barn & Silo)
  • 13' Tall (No Silo)

Framing Details:

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

Glass Shed Windows:

  • ( 19 )  24" x 36"

Roofing Details:

  • 15° & 45° gambrel roof pitch
  • 15° porch roof pitch
  • 45° silo roof pitch
  • 230 ft² of total roof coverage (no silo).
  • 315 ft² of total roof coverage (barn & silo).
  • Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

Barn (no silo) 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 12'

Framing:

(47)  2” x 4” x 8'
(5)  2” x 4” x 10'
(39)  2” x 4” x 12'

(13) 2” x 6” x 8'
(22) 2” x 6” x 12'

(1) 2” x 8” x 12'

(4) 4” x 4” x 8'

Trim:
(4) 1” x 4” x 8'

Plywood:
(9) 4' x 8' x 1/2” Plywood Non-PT
(1) 4' x 8' x 5/8” Plywood Non-PT
(12) 4' x 8' T1-11

 

Barn & Silo Lumber List:

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

Decking:
(22)  5/4” x 6” x 8'
(2)  5/4” x 6” x 10'
(27)  5/4” x 6” x 12'

Framing:

(54)  2” x 4” x 8'
(40)  2” x 4” x 10'
(67)  2” x 4” x 12'

(26) 2” x 6” x 8'
(2) 2” x 6” x 10'
(27) 2” x 6” x 12'

(3) 2” x 8” x 12'

(4) 4” x 4” x 8'

Trim:
(4) 1” x 4” x 8'

Plywood:
(21) 4' x 8' x ½” Plywood Non-PT
(1) 4' x 8' x ⅝” Plywood Non-PT
(26) 4' x 8' T1-11
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