Red and white, two story lighthouse play-set w/ slide, front door and ladder
Lighthouse play-set plan with slide and bucket & pulley
Little Lighthouse playhouse plan dimensions

Little Lighthouse Plan

Regular price $ 45.00 Credit Cards Accepted Sale

Lighthouse playhouses for kids have been around forever, but there hasn't been an easy, step by step plan for building one yourself, until now.  The little brother to our Chesapeake Lighthouse, this two story, inviting design is sure to be cherished by your child and the neighbor's as well.

Along with it's ship ladder and 1" rope rail to help contribute to it's nautical motif, this charming 6x8 playhouse plan is perfect for smaller yard restriction and will make for a great family project!  Download your copy today!

Features:

  • 116 ft² in usable interior play space
  • Full wrap around porch on 2nd level
  • Interior and exterior ladder to 2nd level
  • Two 14" x 21" glass shed windows & five hand made windows
  • 6' 1st level  8' 2nd level max interior head room
  • Designed for children aged 3-11
  • 82 page, step by step PDF plan

Dimensions:

  • 8' Wide
  • 11' Deep
  • 16' Tall

Framing Details:

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

Roofing Details:

  • 45° hip roof pitch & 15°gable porch roof pitch
  • 52 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:
( 29 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'
( 2 ) 5/4” x 6” x 10'

Framing:
( 30 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 14 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 24 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

( 21 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 5 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 4 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

( 3 ) 4” x 4” x 8'
( 1 ) 4” x 4” x 12'

Trim:
( 23 ) 1” x 4” x 8'
( 1 ) 1” x 4” x 10'
( 16 ) 1” x 4” x 12'
( 1 ) 1” x 4” x 8'
( 2 ) 1” x 4” x 10'

Balusters:
( 46 ) 2” x 2” x 3'

Plywood:
( 17 ) 1/2 Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

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