Woodworking plans for a Kid’s raised Play Fort with climbing wall and trapdoor entry. 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 Millimeter measurements. (Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch.) and Standard. Feet and inch measurements. (inch) Any of the three linear measurements, length, breadth and depth..
The design includes a trap A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening. 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″).
- Ground area: Approx 1800mm x 1800mm (6’x6′)
- Floor area: 1500mm x 1600mm (5′ x 5′ 4″)
- Overall height: 300mm (10ft)
- Floor height: 1200mm (4ft)
In all, you will need the following amounts of wood:
- 90mm x 90mm (3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″) See Dressed./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 Any broad, thin surface. 18mm x 2400mm x 1200mm ( 4ft x 8ft x 3/4″) exterior A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue.
- 10mm (3/8″) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. Are round headed bolts with square shoulders that resist rotation when located or driven into place. They can be called coach bolts or carriage bolts depending on which part of the world you live in. The head end of the bolt does not need a washer, but the other end of the bolt (the nut end) usually does./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 A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. 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