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My neighbour from two doors down wanted a playhouse made for her daughter’s birthday. So I obliged (this isn’t it). Coming up to Christmas, my daughter wanted her own playhouse – “but you made one for Erin” – I must have heard that about 50 times. I finally caved in, and spent quite a while designing this chalet type offering which had everything a little girl could want. steps, porch, stable door and windows. My sister-in-law was happy to make the gingham curtains to really set it off.
The footprint is about 8’ square to get the most economical use of materials. About six months later I was commissioned to make another one for one of my daughter’s friends (although I changed the door slightly so it wasn’t identical) – glad I kept the plans.

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#1 posted 1013 days ago

Now thats a play house. The smiless say it all. You Rock Dad!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 1013 days ago

Great job it’s a winner ,look at all those smiling faces. Your a good dad eight thumbs up plus mine.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1013 days ago

Glad to see that the little girl gets her wish. Been there, done that. Now it’s the grandkids. I know of a family that built a playhouse that looked like the family home. Playhouse has CH&AC, fireplace. shingle roof, etc.

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#4 posted 1013 days ago

Heck, I wouldn’t mind having one like that myself. I’d put a cot in there for those nights when my wife was not happy with me.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dan Hux

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#5 posted 1013 days ago

very nice, well done sir.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#6 posted 1013 days ago

Sure hope our granddaughters don’t see this. How very quaint and I am sure the girls are loving it based on those smiles. Good JOB!

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#7 posted 1013 days ago

Great Lookin House

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#8 posted 1013 days ago

I’d like to see the inside. The outside is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 1012 days ago

Great play house, I hope my grand daughter never logs into LumberJocks or I will have no free time left :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#10 posted 886 days ago

Very nice design and construction. You mentioned that you saved the plans. Any chance you might be willing to sell a copy of those plans?

-- ***My biggest fear is that when I die my wife will sell my tools for what I told her I paid for them!***

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