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DIY Apollo Wood Fort/ Swingset  Plans

 

Use my do-it-yourself plans to make this cool

fort/ swingset and beyond!

 

Designed in my backyard for greater adventures.. The Apollo was born in Houston, TX. ("Space City USA") Named in honor of our American astronauts and the endeavors they represent, the Apollo does not need an explanation. Besides that.. Apollo the Sun God.. I dig the sun.  Too cool and what a great name! Once you see your child rocket through the galaxy, swing through the jungles of the Amazon, or find treasure in the sandbox, it will be easy to see how a playset can help your children develop imagination skills, confidence, coordination, and physical agility. This playset plan is versatile and provides the best options for add-ons that appeal to older climbers.

 

My Apollo Do-it-Yourself Fort/ Swingset Plans

Do Not Include Lumber, Slide, or Hardware.

 

The Apollo Fort Design Features:

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5' deck height with the ability to add more climbing features in the future.

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5' x 6' platform deck gives your kids 30 sq ft of elbow room.

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Over 5' headroom from deck to peak of canopy

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Top rail is 8' high. Peak of canopy is 10'6" high. Conforms to most deed restrictions.

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Designed for a 10' slide. Ladder instructions are included.

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Optional swing set add-on mounts at 7' for lots of swing action in a larger area.

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Optional sandbox area or add a picnic table.

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Optional monkey bar add-on plans.

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All wood a-frame design with 4" x 6" swing beam

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All recommended hardware is heavy duty 1/2" or 3/8" carriage bolt or hex bolt.

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Designed for durability, strength, and peace of mind.

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Approximate build time 11-14 hours for a fort with three swing positions.

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Easy to move. Breaks down into movable pieces and easy to reassemble.

 

The Apollo Fort Plan Features:

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Detailed drawings, color pictures, and text information.

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Safety information, useful tips, and hardware sizing charts.

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Tool list, hardware list, fastener list, and wood list.

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Add-on plans for a swing set will teach you to add 2, 3, or 4 swing positions.

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Easy to follow do-it-yourself add-on plans for an accessory arm,  picnic table, monkey bars, and inclined rock wall.

 

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The Apollo plans are $29.95 and are offered in PDF format.  They're sold exclusively through BackyardFunandLeisure.com. Plans are not available from Jacksbackyard.com. To order plans and get an instant PDF download, click  the link below:

 

Buy Apollo Fort Plans $29.95

 

Slides, swings, and accessories are easy.. You can find slides, swings, and a variety of quality playground accessories at Backyardfunandleisure.com. They also offer an accessory project bundle with swings, swing hangers, hand grips, and canopy top. If you have a playground manufacturer close by, all components from other companies will fit my design. This can save you the costly expense of shipping a slide. Total cost using pressure treated lumber and accessories available from most home improvement stores will run $750-950.

 

Any type of wood can be used. Check with your local lumber professional for types appropriate to your climate. Lumber cost will vary depending on the wood you choose. Please do not call me to get the price of the lumber. Use the wood list to get approximate cost in your area.

 

 

 

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Would You Like Buy The Apollo Fort Plans?

 

Get the Apollo Plans Free with the purchase of an Apollo Fastener Pack from BackyardFunandLeisure.com

Click Here For More Information

 

The Apollo plans are $29.95 and are offered in PDF format.  They're sold exclusively through BackyardFunandLeisure.com. Plans are not available from Jacksbackyard.com. To order plans and get an instant PDF download, click  the link below:

 

Buy Apollo Fort Plans $29.95

 

Click on links below to see actual footprint and

recommended minimum use area

Apollo Fort with no swings and 10' slide

Apollo Fort with two swings and 10' slide

Apollo Fort with three swings and 10' slide

Apollo Fort with four swings and 10' slide

 

Just the ticket for the novice carpenter! My instructions show step by step, how to build a great playset for your family. I'll include plans for a swing set add-on, accessory arm add-on, inclined rock wall add-on, and picnic table table add-on.  I've refined my specs for maximum wood usage. You'll find there is little waste. The mental effort will be within minimal limits while the physical limits will be worth it when the kiddo's are swinging for the stars.

 

 

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of how the Apollo Fort was created

 

Installation Resource

 

BackyardFunAndLeisure.com

carries a full line of playset parts, canopy tops, swing set accessories, playground equipment for parks, churches, and schools. In addition, they offer a variety of quality wood playsets made by popular manufacturers. Buy a new swingset, have it delivered, install it and enjoy.

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Backyardfunandleisure.com offers  an assortment of porch swings, greenhouses, sports grills, boats, kayaks, outdoor furniture, outdoor lighting, and more.

 

Fastener Resource

 

BackyardFunAndLeisure.com

An excellent source for fasteners for your DIY Apollo project.

Why spend your whole weekend comparing prices and looking for the correct fasteners? Have the hardware for the Apollo delivered right to your door and get The Apollo Plans Download for free.

 

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Rock Hold Resource

 

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They offer a wide assortment of rock wall climbing holds

 

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Not the do-it-yourself type?

They install playsets in Houston, Austin, and Central Texas

They move, repair, assemble, disassemble, install any type of wood fort/ swingset you may have, no matter where you bought it.

 

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