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playhouse floor 1800mm x 1800mm (6ft x 6ft) floor on skids
Place the 100x100 (4x4) skids level and parallel on firm ground free of any vegetation.
Space the skids apart so that the overall measurement is 1400mm (56").

On level ground, make up the Floor Frame comprising of two 100x50 (2x4) joists nailed together at each end, two 100x50 (2x4) intermediate joists evenly spaced and two 100x50 (2x4) rim (boundary) joists. The end result should be a square 1800x1800 (72" x 72").
Place the square floor frame on top of the skids, ensure the floor frame is square and then fasten in place. Toenail (angle nail) through the joists into the skids.

Cover the floor with 18mm (3/4") plywood, nailing a maximum of 200mm (8") apart on all joists. Any join should be over a joist.

All the wood used in the floor structure should be suitable for exterior use.

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bullet Page 1:  Introduction and Contents
bullet Page 2:  Identifying the Members - Terminology
bullet Page 3:  Helpful Information
bullet Page 4:  Shopping List and Cutting List
bullet Page 5:  Plans - Footprint and Front Elevation
bullet Page 6:  Plans - Rear Elevation and Side Elevation
bullet Page 7:  Plans - The Roof, Cuts and Angles
bullet Page 8:  Floor - Option 1, Lumber
bullet Page 9:  Floor - Option 2, Concrete
bullet Page 10: Instructions - Wall Frames
bullet Page 11: Instructions - Roof Frame
bullet Page 12: Instructions - Roof Cover
bullet Page 13: Instructions - Wall Cover
bullet Page 14: Making the Door
bullet Page 15: Making the Door Frame
bullet Page 16: Installing the Door
bullet Page 17: Making the Window Frame
bullet Page 18: Making the Window Sash
bullet Page 19: Installing the Window
bullet Page 20: Instructions - Gable and Soffit
bullet Page 21: Instructions - Inside Finishing

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