Skyfort Playset Installation – Day 10 (4/8)

Friday night promised to be another good day for playset building. Weather was going to cooperate, and Carolyn was going to take a kid to soccer, leaving me free to continue work.

As I mentioned last time, work for today was going to be up on the top level of the clubhouse. And of course, there’s no ladder or any other means to get up there until Step 74, so there was a lot of pulling myself up and jumping down, to get more parts. For some reason, all my part fetchers were not in the mood to help :-)

For the most part, it hasn’t really been a problem that generally I have been doing this by myself. Today though it was a bit tricky in some parts.

That’s me trying to screw in both sides of a barrel nut :-) . I’m actually not sure I got that completely right – it’s not as snug as I’d like it but it’s okay for now and I’m going to revisit that a bit later.

Other than that, things went pretty well. Here’s the finished (for the evening) product

I stopped because a) it was getting dark (as you can see) and b) Step 32 was not working out right. There was a bolt that was not lining up with the bolt hole it was supposed to go in. I couldn’t really figure it out because c) did I mention it was getting dark, so I decided to give it a try next time.

Day 10 time: 2.5 hours
Total time: 21 hours
Mistakes made: 4
Steps completed: 25-31 (out of 103)

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Comments (3) left to “Skyfort Playset Installation – Day 10 (4/8)”

  1. Dan wrote:

    I really like this playset

  2. Geoff wrote:

    Looking very cool. You know, I think I have a solution for that bolt not lining up with the hole issue. :)

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