General Store Playhouse Plan

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Does your family enjoy westerns and log cabins?  Perhaps your child dresses up as a cowboy or cowgirl and pretends to herd the cattle after school.  Whatever you fancy the most about the old west, this General Store Playhouse Plan makes for a delightful build and a place of amicable, backyard commerce and leisure. 

Modeled after a typical 19th century, small town market, this playhouse designs spans 200ft² over two stories, including a front porch and overhanging balcony.  An open lean-to roof offers protection from rain and direct sunlight and a bucket & pulley post can raise and lower small items.  Six large glass windows can also be installed to provide plenty of natural light, and double swinging saloon doors helps add it the authenticity.

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Features:

  • 19th century mid-west atheistic
  • 200ft² in usable play space
  • Double swing hinge door entrance
  • Front porch overhanging balcony
  • 6' interior head room
  • Open air 2nd level
  • Lean-to roof
  • Bucket & pulley
  • Designed for children aged 3-8
  • 34 page, step by step plan

Dimensions:

  • 10' Wide
  • 10' Deep
  • 14.5' Tall

Framing Details:

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

Glass Shed Windows:

  • ( 6 )  2' x 3'

Roofing Details:

  • 87 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:
( 8 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'
( 24 ) 5/4” x 6” x 10'
( 1 ) 5/4” x 6” x 12'

Framing:
( 15 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 34 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 38 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

( 13 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 22 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 5 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

( 2 ) 2” x 8” x 12'

( 8 ) 4” x 4” x 12'
( 2 ) 4” x 4” x 12'

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

Hardware List:

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