Table of Contents
- 1Introduction - Materials list
- 2 The Plans - Cutting detail 1
- 3The Plans - Cutting detail 2
- 4Cutting Ideas from Full Sheets
- 5Making the Floor
- 6Making the Walls and Roof
- 7Standing and Fixing the Walls
- 8Attaching the Roof
- 9Making the Door and Windows
- 10Dismantling and adding the panes
- 11Re-assembling the playhouse
Standing and Fixing the Walls
Step 8. Fixing the walls in place
Clamp a couple of blocks to both end joists to prevent the front and rear walls from slipping off the joists while they are being worked on.
Stand up the rear frame and hold it in place with a temporary To make rigid..
Do the same with the front wall.
Mark a couple of pencil lines across each of the two side walls 11 1/4″ (280mm) in from the front end and 8″ (200mm) in from the rear end (see drawing below). Also refer to the side Side view of a building. plan (Page 3).
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. the side walls to the 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ (45mm x 45mm) Narrow board used to cover claddingThe exterior surface of a building. joins or used for decorative purposes. on the front and rear walls using 3/8″ (10mm) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. bolts. Pre-drill the bolt holes first.
Allow for four bolts at each corner.
Shave or shape (with a planer or sander) the top of the side walls to be Being even with. with the Angle of roof. of the top of the front and rear walls (see drawing below).