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Custom Play Structures
Custom play structures are site-specific and designed to fit all kinds of challenging terrain: a small space, a steep hill or ravine, retaining walls, lots of trees to fit around, or any challenging space that just calls for something unique! Barbara will meet with you to look at your yard and brainstorm ideas. Her goal is to design and build the perfect play structure for your space and your family. For information about how to order your own custom play structure, click here.

Custom Play Structures
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Custom play structures are site-specific and designed to fit all kinds of challenging terrain: a small space, a steep hill or ravine, retaining walls, lots of trees to fit around, or any challenging space that just calls for something unique! Barbara will meet with you to look at your yard and brainstorm ideas. Her goal is to design and build the perfect play structure for your space and your family. For information about how to order your own custom play structure, click here.
Rugged Ruckus
 
Rugged Ruckus is the ideal "treehouse without a tree". Instead of a tree, Barbara used tree parts: twig & log railings, a hand-crafted Twisted Log Climb, a Knotted Rope Climb wrapped securely around the knurly end of a 10' log cantilevered off the top of the Main Fort, and 5 Tree Stump Steps. Provide your own logs & twigs, or let us find them for extra charge. The large, lower-level Clubhouse provides great indoor space for kids to hang out in. The rest of the play structure is geared to be open with many challenging activities for both younger & older kids. The single color exterior palette lends to the tree fort ambiance and helps the structure blend seamlessly into its surroundings. A great "tree fort" when a tree is not available!
Oblique House
Oblique House:  Modern, colorful and playful. Barbara had lots of fun playing with angles on this project. Full of lots of ways up & down, with secret escapes and hidden ladders so kids can spend hours running round and round, obliquely of course!
Dreams Happen 2015

HERE NOW - our Dreams Happen, 100% donated, custom redwood playhouse, at the Nordstrom Plaza in the Stanford Shopping Center. From May 2nd to June 5th, our playhouse along with 13 other playhouse submissions by renowned Architect/Builder teams, will be showcased at the mall. 

Every 2 years, since 1999, we have donated a playhouse to help raise funds for Rebuilding Together Peninsula.  This year, Barbara & the Siegelson Family have donated "The Play's the Thing" - a celebration of all types of play: imaginative, physical, theatrical and musical.

This year, renown architect, Frank Gehry, (new Facebook campus, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Guggenheim Museum, Bilboa Spain) is designing a playhouse (see article: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/business/20150324/gehry-playhouse-to-be-auctioned-as-part-of-dreams-happen).

Come take a look, then join us on Saturday, June 6th for the auction! To purchase an event reservation for the auction, click here.

Berkeley Double Slider

The Berkeley Double Slider has a Clubhouse on a Big Deck and 2 excellent slides down the hill - a tube slide through the berry patch and a straight slide beneath the pine trees.

Belle Bungalow

In this compact, custom design, Barbara carved out fantastic play space by nestling Belle Bungalow into the hillside, on top of the existing retaining wall.  The deck juts out just enough to provide space for monkey bars below, and access for a rock climbing wall and a rope net ladder.  The slide is the only part of the play structure that invades the lawn area.