Clubhouse - Fort - Castle - No Adults Allowed!!

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Introduction: Clubhouse - Fort - Castle - No Adults Allowed!!

Since I was a kid a long long time ago I always had a fascination with building fortes and club houses.  Whether it was out of pillows or cardboard i used whatever was at my disposal.  Now that I have more resources available than just pillows and blankets I decided it was an opportune moment in my life to build a real one for my kids.

I have never built a structure in my life but I started out with 4 4x4 by 16' redwood posts and several bags of quikrete and I was launched past the point of no return.  I scoured the internet and got my general ideas laid out in my head much of the design work I owe to Barbara Butler.  I was consumed for the next several months to building the club house of my dreams.  I have never been so happy in my life building this project.

Specs:

Structure Base is 5' x 5'
Total Height 17' Appox
Wood - All Redwood
Tubular Slide
Stainless Steel Firepole
Rock Climbing Wall on the back of the structure
Tire Swing
2 Regular Swings
On secret escape door in the back.

Here are the pictures of my work. 

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    133 Discussions

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    NivekYelpe
    NivekYelpe

    20 days ago

    Did we ever get blueprints for this fort? Just a general idea of the dimensions of various sections would be helpful. Thanks.

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    peterawells
    peterawells

    2 months ago

    That is amazing do you have a step by step guide as i would love to do this as a project with my two little boys if you have a guide or direction that would be awesome thank you

    Peterawells@hotmail.co.uk

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    Guinn1
    Guinn1

    Question 3 months ago on Introduction

    Are there any plans available for this?

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    airrob
    airrob

    Reply 1 year ago

    Hello, I thought making blueprints was in my skill set but have not figured out a way to do it. If anyone out there has that skill I would love to collaborate with them to offer it up to the community.

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    Ubernerdsteve
    Ubernerdsteve

    Reply 7 months ago

    I'm an engineer and contractor with CAD drafters at my disposal, if you haven't been able to figure out making plans yet, I can help. I could get a good portion of the way there from what you have but would need a little more info. Message me here and I'll get you my email address.

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    jared_burr
    jared_burr

    Reply 1 year ago

    I have some experience diagramming and would be more than happy to see if I can help make some blueprints for everybody (since I would LOVE to make this for my kids as well). Let me know if you want me to try (jared.burr@gmail.com).

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    Sgt G
    Sgt G

    Question 1 year ago on Introduction

    So, how do we get the blueprints???

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    Johnpgoble
    Johnpgoble

    1 year ago

    This is great. My daughter saw it and absolutely loved it. Can you please send me the blueprints to it and about what it cost to build it? Thank you. Johnpgoble@gmail.com

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    AmberMcduffie
    AmberMcduffie

    Reply 1 year ago

    Did you get any answers ? I really would like to know also .

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    HeatherS168
    HeatherS168

    4 years ago

    Do you have a blueprint? I'd love to build this;) hmw03002@gmail.com

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    airrob
    airrob

    Reply 3 years ago

    If enough people want blue prints for the playhouse just post and I will create some for your guys. :)

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    AmberMcduffie
    AmberMcduffie

    Reply 1 year ago

    Did you ever create them ? I would love to know the plan !

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    mannhoff
    mannhoff

    Reply 2 years ago

    I would love to be able to build this...Can you please send me the blueprints? rossmann8@live.com

    Thank you in advance! My boys thank you as well!

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    KCKids
    KCKids

    Reply 3 years ago

    airrob,

    Could you pleased send me a copy of these plans. Great job.

    KCKids

    fjhux@yahoo.com

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    TomM228
    TomM228

    Reply 3 years ago

    Plans would be amazing :D

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    rach3lallen
    rach3lallen

    Reply 3 years ago

    Did you ever make blueprints? We'd love them! rach3lallen@gmail.com