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Project by Alan posted 1531 days ago 2526 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished the playhouse for my girls, they love it. I started it last fall with building the base. I was lucky to have a friend help lift and place the treated 6×6’s, they were heavy. So this spring it was the first outdoor project. I also had help from my sister who cut out the hearts and brother in law helped with the roof. My wife helped put up the walls and of course the kids helped paint and with general supervision. I guess it was a real team effort on this one. Oh, and there is storage underneath for some of my lumber.

-- Alan, Prince George





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zlatanv

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#1 posted 1531 days ago

That is awesome!..I love the way you get everyone involved to help you build some lumber storage, by disguising it as a playhouse, brilliant!!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 1531 days ago

Nice playhouse. they’ll love it.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Alan

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#3 posted 1531 days ago

Don’t tell them!

-- Alan, Prince George

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BarbS

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#4 posted 1531 days ago

Oh, awesome. What a great joint project! They’ll know forever that they helped Dad and Mom build their own playhouse. Perfect.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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NoSlivers

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#5 posted 1531 days ago

Glad to see it’s a playhouse for girls. After raising 2 of each (boys and girls, not playhouses), I can tell you that the fence you have there wouldn’t suffice for a boys “fort”. For the boys, I’d have had to put up a chicken wire enclosure around it and still put a net across the drop off!!

What a wonderful project, fun for the whole family and memories the girl’s will cherish for a lifetime.

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1531 days ago

Way to go Dad! Great looking play house for the girls. I am sure everyone involved had fun helping. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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hunter71

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#7 posted 1530 days ago

very nice, I bet it is the hit of the entire neighborhood.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1530 days ago

A great dad very nice play house

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Knothead62

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#9 posted 1530 days ago

Very nice and colorful! Now all you need to do is build the furniture.

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darryl

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#10 posted 1530 days ago

that is a great playhouse for sure!
my kids want one now!

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woody57

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#11 posted 1530 days ago

nice playhouse

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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RexMcKinnon

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#12 posted 1529 days ago

Now that’s a cool project!

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Mijohnst

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#13 posted 1529 days ago

I love it! I’ve been kind of looking around for something like this to do… thanks for the idea!

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Monty Queen

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#14 posted 1528 days ago

Great Job. Looks very good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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NormG

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#15 posted 1528 days ago

Excellent. I agree my boys would have already gone over the edge.

-- Norman

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