Table of Contents
- 1Build a playhouse by Les Kenny
- 2Identifying the members
- 3Lumber and materials information
- 4Shopping and Cutting lists
- 5Plans - Footprint and front elevation
- 6Plans - Rear and Side Elevation
- 7Plans - Roof, cuts and angles
- 8Making a wood floor
- 9Making a concrete floor
- 10Making the playhouse wall frames
- 11Making the playhouse roof frame
- 12Putting on the playhouse roof cover
- 13Putting on the playhouse wall cover
- 14Making the door
- 15Making the playhouse door frame
- 16Installing the playhouse door
- 17How to make a playhouse window
- 18Making the window sash
- 19Installing the playhouse window
- 20Playhouse Gable and Soffit
- 21Inside finishing
Installing the A small house for children to play in. window
Step 1. Assemble
Lay the window frame on a flat surface and then sit the The moving segment of the window, consisting of two side stiles (vertical members), a top rail (horizontal member) and a bottom rail (horizontal member) and muntins. into the window frame An L-shaped cutout with one side, that is always at an end or side of a member, unlike a notch that is a U-shaped cutout..
Make sure that the gap between the The moving segment of the window, consisting of two side stiles (vertical members), a top rail (horizontal member) and a bottom rail (horizontal member) and muntins. and window frame is even all the way around.
Screw two hinges to the top The top and bottom frame member of a door or window (not the jamb). Cross member of panel doors or of a sash. Also the upper and lower member of a balustrade or staircase extending from one vertical support, such as a post, to another. The horizontal member of a fence. of the sash and the head of the window frame, one each end.
Use either butt hinges or T-hinges.
With the window still laying on a flat surface To secure with nails or screws. 70mm x 25mm (1×3) The finish materials in a building, such as narrow boards applied around openings (window trim, door trim) and vertical corner battens. to the boundary. of the window frame.
Step 2. Install
Place the completed window into the window hole (Trim size; The framed-in opening, slightly larger than the actual window/door, that replaces wall studs to support the structure and accommodate a window/door.) in the wall. Ensure that the window is level and Vertical; Upright. and then fix it in place by nailing through the trim into the wall.
From inside the room, A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. the window frame side jambs to the wall rough opening frame.
The rough opening will be (or should be) slightly bigger than the window frame, so packing pieces will need to be placed between the The frame in which a door or window sits. The top and two sides of a door or window frame that contact the door or sash. A vertical member at the side of a window frame, or the horizontal member at the top of the window frame, as in head jamb. and the wall frame where nailing occurs.
Step 3. Inside finishing
Usually the window frame is of an exact width so that the inside of the window frame will be Being even with. with the inside of the wall, allowing for a molding, architrave or The trim around a window or door. to go neatly around the frame.
in this case the window frame is wider than the wall and therefore projects in to the room.
Finish by fixing a 20mm x 20mm (3/4″x 3/4″) square Beading. Thin line of sealant. (piece of Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees) around the perimeter of the window frame to the wall.
Fit hardware of choice. In this case a quadrant stay has been fitted which allows the window to be opened and locked at various positions.