Porch & Loft Playhouse Plan・2-Sizes-Sold-Separately

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There is no question that small, gabled playhouses are a backyard classic no matter where you go.  With the Porch & Loft Playhouse plan, you'll be able to skip the prefabs and labor bills, and build one yourself for the family.

This 6x10 and 8x12, two story design is capable of fitting into more restrictive areas while still providing 100 or almost 200 square feet of play space.  A front porch and overhanging loft area help give this playhouse more character and a fun place to have a slumber party!  Six, single pane shed windows can also be installed, allowing loads of sun light and fresh air to whisk through and keep things bright and cool.  Download your copy and start building today!

Are you looking for something a little bigger?  Check out the Yellow playhouse plan.

Features:

  • 108ft² (6x10) or 192ft² (8x12) of total play space
  • Two floors w/ connecting ship ladder
  • Front porch w/ overhanging loft for shade
  • 5' (6x10) and 5.5' (8x12) 1st floor wall heights
  • Designed for ages 3-9
  • 45 & 49 page, step by step PDF plans

Dimensions:

6x10

  • 6' Wide
  • 10' Deep
  • 10' 2" Tall

8x12

  • 8' Wide
  • 12' Deep
  • 11' 8" Tall

Glass Shed Windows:

6x10

  • ( 2 )  14" x 21"
  • ( 4 )  24" x 36"

8x12

  • ( 2 )  18" x 27"
  • ( 4 )  24" x 36"

Framing Details:

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

Roofing Details:

  • 45° gable roof pitch
  • 85 ft² (6x10) and 140ft² (8x12) of total roof coverage.  Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

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

6x10 Lumber List:

Decking:
(11)  5/4x6x12'

Framing:
(14)  2” x 4” x 8'
(37)  2” x 4” x 10'
(17)  2” x 4” x 12'

(1)  2” x 6” x 8'
(14)  2” x 6” x 10'
(2)  2” x 6” x 12'

(2)  4” x 4” x 12'

Balusters:
(20)  2" x 2" x 36"

Trim:
(1)  1” x 6” x 8'
(2)  1” x 6” x 10'

Plywood:
(13) 4' x 8' x ½” Plywood

8x12 Lumber List:

Decking:
(9)  5/4x6x8'

Framing:
(39)  2” x 4” x 8'
(18)  2” x 4” x 10'
(35)  2” x 4” x 12'

(8)  2” x 6” x 8'
(15)  2” x 6” x 12'

(2)  4” x 4” x 8'
(1)  4” x 4” x 12'

Balusters:
(25)  2" x 2" x 36"

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

Plywood:
(20) 4' x 8' x ½” Plywood

Hardware List:

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