YellaWood® Outdoor Building Project Plans

Build a Giant Toppling Tower

Estimated Cost: $$$$

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Total: 2 hours

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The simple construction of this outdoor activity makes it an ideal weekend or even after-work project.

The set consists of just one type of part cut many times: a 2x4 cut at 10 ½". This makes for one of the quickest YellaWood® projects yet, and allows for little reason not to give it a go.

After the 48 pieces are cut, sanded and sealed, arrange them in alternating rows of three and you're ready to start playing.

Before you get started, please read our info on safety, fasteners and building tips.

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  • A. (48) 3½ x 1½ x 10½"
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Chop Saw (or hand or circular saw)
Chop Saw (or hand or circular saw)
Measuring tape
Measuring tape
Sanding block
Sanding block
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Instructions

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  1. 1

    Cut the ends off of each board before starting the cut-list.

  2. 2

    Cut 2x4 stock to a length of 10 ½" using a miter saw.

  3. 3

    Tip: Use a jig at the end of your chop saw so that you save time lining up each cut.

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  1. 4

    Tip: Make 48 part (A)s.

  2. 5

    Ease any sharp edges with a medium grit sanding block. Apply preferred finish to the wood.

  3. 6

    To store the game as it would be set up, stack in rows of three with each layer alternating the orientation.