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How to Fix an Existing Playhouse

Doug and Allison Sexton need to refurbish their daughter's playhouse to make the structure safe. Jackie Taylor and Dean Hill, the Grounds for Improvement design team, show you how to add a concrete foundation to a playhouse.

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Materials

  • rebar
  • masonry sand
  • gravel base
  • bricks
  • exterior latex paint
  • paint
  • timber spikes
  • door hinges
  • 1-1/2" brad nails
  • exterior screws
  • 3 6" x 6" x 12' timbers
  • 7 6" x 6" x 8' timbers
  • 10 24" pieces of rebar
  • 12 1x6 x 8' boards
  • 6 1x2 x 8' boards
  • planter box brackets
  • door latch

Tools

  • circular saw
  • miter saw
  • table saw
  • shovels
  • rakes
  • wheelbarrow
  • paint tray
  • paint roller
  • paintbrush
  • pneumatic brad nailer
  • safety glasses
  • cordless drivers
  • corded driver
  • hose tarps

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