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Playset Restoration for the Kiddos!



Just moved to the county from a loft downtown about a year ago. Bought an older home that needs some work, and happened upon a 15 year old playset that the neighbors were happy to be rid of. Found a warm home with us, and two super excited kids to play on it for years to come. It was showing it's age and needed a bit of re-building. I replaced the lower base supports with ground contact rated wood, replaced all of the rusted out hardware (basically every piece on the playset) with stainless steel, sanded and stained the wood with two coats of stain, and spray painted all of the metal parts. Oh, and also spray painted the rocks for the climbing wall. Great addition to the yard. I cant keep the kids off it!

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  • We bet they appreciate your work on this piece!
    By RYOBI NATION, on September 14, 2018

  • Wow!  looks totally new!
    By Adam Scott, on September 14, 2018

  • Love to have something like this for my kids!  How much did it cost you?
    By Hamptina Inn, on September 14, 2018
    • Just a couple hundred for the new hardware, two boards, and stain.  All in all pretty cheap!
      By Brianmichael23, on September 15, 2018

  • How cute!  Bet they love it!
    By ymahunter, on September 14, 2018

  • Jealous!
    By CCroll, on September 15, 2018

  • Love the colors you chose for the rock wall and steps.  Did you spray paint the swings too?
    By GabbyAnder, on September 15, 2018
    • Nope, they just happened to be those colors!
      By Brianmichael23, on September 15, 2018

  • Dude, my kids would love this!  When you gonna build one for me :)
    By Brizza, on September 15, 2018

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Playset Restoration for the Kiddos!

by Brianmichael23
Sep 12, 2018
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Just moved to the county from a loft downtown about a year ago. Bought an older home that needs some work, and happened upon a 15 year old playset that the neighbors were happy to be rid of. Found a warm home with us, and two super excited kids to play on it for years to come. It was showing it's age and needed a bit of re-building. I replaced the lower base supports with ground contact rated wood, replaced all of the rusted out hardware (basically every piece on the playset) with stainless steel, sanded and stained the wood with two coats of stain, and spray painted all of the metal parts. Oh, and also spray painted the rocks for the climbing wall. Great addition to the yard. I cant keep the kids off it!