Playfort plans

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Description
Kid’s raised Play Fort with climbing wall and trapdoor entry

Woodworking plans for a Kid’s Play Fort

How to build a Kid’s raised Play Fort – A fort that will provide hours of fun for kids young and old!

There are 29 pages in the downloadable PDF file.
This detailed plan-set with step-by-step instructions is in both metric (mm) and imperial (inch) dimensions.
The design includes a trap door entry, a climbing wall, a swing, and there is an allowance for a slide.
The complete frame is fixed together with bolts, so as well as being very strong, the fort can also be dismantled.

The footprint (ground area) is Approx 1800mm x 1800mm (6′ x 6′), and the overall height is 3200mm (10′ 8″).
Floor area is 1500mm x 1600mm (5′ x 5′ 4″), and the floor height is 1300mm (4′ 4″).

In all, you will need the following amounts of wood…
Measurements are given in millimeters and (inches). All stock should be suitable for outside use.

• 90mm x 90mm (3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″) surfaced/dressed stock, 5 @ 2400mm (96″)
• 70mm x 45mm (1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″) surfaced/dressed stock, 40 meters (132 ft)
• 90mm x 45mm (1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″) surfaced/dressed stock, 1 @ 2000mm (80″)
• 45mm x 45mm (1 1/2x 1 1/2) surfaced/dressed stock, 6 meters (20ft)
• 150mm x 25mm (1″ x 6″) rough unsurfaced stock, 95 meters (310ft)
• 1 only sheet 18mm x 2400mm x 1200mm ( 4ft x 8ft x 3/4″) exterior plywood

Hardware required

• 10mm (3/8″) galvanized coach/carriage bolts with nuts and washers: 47 @ 150mm (6″); 6 @ 110mm (4 1/2″); 8 @ 75mm (3″)
• 3kg (7lb) 70mm (3″) flat-head galvanized nails, 0.5kg (1.2lb) 100mm (4″) flat-head galvanized nails
• 4 only 150mm (6″) Galvanized “T” hinges and screws
• 1 only bolt catch or similar for door
• 4 only 200mm (8″) long x 25mm (1″) metal galvanized strap
• 20 only 50mm (2″) long screws to screw the plywood on
• 30 only 18mm (3/4″) long screws for the hinges and pad bolt
• Rope and car tire