Equine Barn Playhouse Plan

$ 65.00
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A 3-ring binder and the PDF logo
Both digital and physical formats can be purchased.

If you were to imagine a farm, you'd probably think of hay bales, tractors, livestock and a big red barn to house it all.  For a timeless design that will fit in with most any backyard, the traditional horse barn provides an exemplar option.  The "Equine Barn" playhouse plan brings the beauty of form and function of a typical equestrian facility and turns it into a easy and straight forward blueprint you and your family will enjoy building.

This design features 345 square feet of usable play space over two stories.  Seventeen total windows provide sufficient natural light, and it's exterior trim work and cupola adds to it's overall charm and authenticity.  Combine with it's 6.5' head room and wide open play area, the Equine Barn playhouse plan administers ample store space, interactivity and excitement.  Be sure to look into our alternative style Barn & Silo plan and our smaller barn as well.

Features:

  • Traditional equine style barn aesthetic
  • 345ft² total usable play space
  • Two stories w/ ship ladder access
  • Classic barn trim and cupola instructions included
  • 17 window openings
  • 6.5' wall height
  • Designed for children aged 3-12
  • 47 page, step by step plan

Exterior Dimensions:

  • 16' Wide
  • 16' Deep
  • 18.5' Tall

Glass Shed Windows:

  • ( 6 )  18" x 27"
  • ( 11 )  24" x 36"

Framing Details:

  • Joists: 2x8 & 2x12 - 16" O.C.
  • Walls: 2x4 - 16" O.C.
  • Rafters: 2x6 - 16" O.C.

Roofing Details:

  • 20° and 35° gable roof pitch
  • 200 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!

2x Framing:
( 108 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 37 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 26 ) 2” x 4” x 12'
( 18 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

( 4 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 18 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 25 ) 2” x 6” x 12'
( 2 ) 2” x 6” x 16'

( 16 ) 2” x 8” x 16'
( 1 ) 2” x 12” x 8'
( 2 ) 2” x 12” x 12'
( 7 ) 2” x 12” x 16'

( 4 ) 2” x 2” x 8'

Plywood:
( 48 ) ½" Plywood Sheets
( 12 ) ¾" Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

  • ( 20 lbs ) GRK 3” R4 Screws
  • ( 20 lbs ) GRK 2½” R4 Screws
  • (Optional) GRK 4” RSS Screws