Whimsical Castle Playset Plan

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You know that warm fuzzy feeling after watching a classic fairy tale film?  It's kinda like that.  Bring a child's dreams to life with this detailed and highly characteristic castle playhouse.  Featuring many fun details and ways in and out will keep any kid engaged and stimulated for hours on end.  Practically straight out of a beloved folk tale, the 16x16 Whimsical Castle Playset is guaranteed to be a beloved fortress to any backyard.

If you wanted something a smaller, check out the King Author's Castle design, or if you just want the best we have to offer, you absolutely want the King's Palace.  Either way, you'll be building something peachy for a special someone.

Features:




 

  • 295ft² in total usable play space
  • Two stories
  • Hexagon in shape
  • Bottom hinged draw door
  • 2nd level contains a roofed tower and battlements
  • Room for a slide
  • 13 window openings | 2 trap doors | 2 large entrances
  • Instructions for a rock wall & swing-set
  • Designed for ages 3-10
  • 88 page, step by step PDF plan

Dimensions:

  • 14' Wide
  • 14' Deep
  • 16.5' Tall

Framing Details:

  • 1st story Joists: 2x6 - 16" O.C.
  • 2nd story Joists: 2x8 - 16" O.C.
  • Walls: 2x4 - 16" O.C.
  • Rafters: 2x6 - 16" O.C.

Roofing Details:

  • 45° hip roof pitch
  • Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

Lumber List (no swing-set:

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'
(17)  5/4" x 6" x 10'
(18)  5/4" x 6" x 12'
(19)  5/4" x 6" x 16'

Framing:

(75)  2” x 4” x 8'
(54)  2” x 4” x 10'
(7)  2” x 4” x 12'

(21) 2” x 6” x 8'
(6) 2” x 6” x 10'
(7) 2” x 6” x 12'

(4) 2” x 8” x 8'
(6) 2” x 8” x 10'
(9) 2” x 8” x 12'

Trim:
(4) 1” x 4” x 8'
(1) 1” x 4” x 10'
(11) 1” x 4” x 12'

Plywood:
(28) 4' x 8' x ½” Plywood Non-PT

Hardware List:

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