The Discovery Fort Kit has a 5’x 5′(deck floor) and rests approximately 5 feet off the ground. It’s designed for children under the age of 12 and can support over 250lbs!
All-bolt construction (no nails to work lose), 4×4 framing and other strengthening features are used to insure the strongest sturdiest ‘Build-it-Yourself’ playset.
Anchor rods and/or supports are never needed with Plan-it Play kits.
The Discovery Fort Kit dimensions is 5′ wide x 8 long x 11′ high (5′ x 13′ x 11′ with slide). A six foot safety-zone perimeter is recommended around our playsets (3 feet minimum).
The ladder steps are wide and flat (2″X6″X17″) designed around our powder-coated 14 gauge brackets (hardware included).
Each kit has an easy to follow 3D illustrated manual which includes a lumber purchase/check/cut sheet.
Approx. Lumber cost is $150 for pressure treated pine. (View lumber purchase sheet below.)
Plan-it Play – Discovery Fort Kit Includes:
? Fort hardware (zinc plated)
? 10 ladder brackets with hardware
? 2 safety handles with hardware
? Removable marine grade vinyl tarp
? Step-by-step 3D illustrated manual
*Lumber Not Included – (NO STRUCTURAL LUMBER IS INCLUDED WITH ANY DO IT YOURSELF SWINGSET KIT PURCHASE)
*Slides are Not Included in the Kit!
(Select your slides in our Slides Section!)
* Circular saw
* Electric drill w/ philips head bit
* 1 ?” spade bit
* 7/16″ standard drill bit
* 5/8″ standard drill bit (6’x 6′ forts)
* Socket wrench w/ 9/16″ deep socket
* Vise grips
* Tape measure
* Combination square
* Extension cord
Safety, Finishing and Optional Tools
* Electric impact wrench w/ 9/16″ deep socket
* Hand sander
* Router w/ round over bit
* Stain/waterproof sealer
* Saw horses
* Safety glasses
* Work gloves
* Dust Mask
Discovery Fort (without swings) Lumber Purchase Sheet
Quantity & Size
1) 2 x 4 x 8
4) 2 x 4 x 10
3) 2 x 6 x 10
6) 2 x 6 x 12
6) 5/4 x 6 x 8
6) 4 x 4 x 8
2) 4 x 4 x 10