His & Hers Playhouse Plan

$ 60.00
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For parents with two or more children, you're well aware of the headaches and frustrations caused by enforcing co-owned property and the need to share between siblings.  Well no more!  The "His & Hers" playhouse plan provides you the DIY instructions to give both you and your kids a fun and healthy way to take a much needed break from each other.

This duel playhouse design, based on the Secret Playhouse, features two mirrored, 48ft² playhouses with a 24ft² loft, connected by a 10' bridge you can hang several swings underneath.  The long and open front deck allows for many fun accessories like slides, rock walls, cargo nets and more.  A 12' swing-set attachment is also provided.  The ground level sections can also be used as a sand box or additional play area.  Download this plan and start building it this weekend!

Features:

  • Dueling playhouse are perfect for two children
  • 250 ft² in usable play space, with another 160 ft² underneath
  • 3rd level loft, 22 ft² loft space
  • Long front deck provides ample room for slides, rockwalls,  fire poles and other accessories
  • Each single playhouse designed with 7 window openings
  • Ship ladder, rock wall & swing-set layouts included in plan
  • Trap door from 1st to 2nd level
  • 3 total stories
  • 1st level can be used for a sand box
  • Shed Roof design
  • 60 page, step by step PDF plan
  • Designed for children aged 3-10

Dimensions:

  • 10' Wide
  • 26' Deep
  • 14' Tall

Framing Details:

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

Roofing Details:

  • 17° gable 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:
(48)  5/4” x 6” x 8'
(7)  5/4” x 6” x 10'

Framing:

(41)  2” x 4” x 8'
(8)  2” x 4” x 10'
(32)  2” x 4” x 12'

(15) 2” x 6” x 8'
(35) 2” x 6” x 10'
(15) 2” x 6” x 12'

(1) 2” x 8” x 8'
(4) 2” x 8” x 10'
(1) 2” x 8” x 12'

(5) 4” x 4” x 8'
(5) 4” x 4” x 10'
(1) 4” x 4” x 12'

(3) 4” x 6” x 10'
(1) 4” x 6” x 12'

Trim:
(14)  1” x 4” x 8'
(8)  1” x 4” x 10'
(12)  1” x 4” x 12'

Balusters:
(44)  2” x 2” x 3'

Plywood:
(22) 4' x 8' x 1/2” Plywood Non-PT
(1) 4' x 8' x 5/8” Plywood PT

Hardware List:

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