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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build

Author : David R. Stiles
ISBN : 0395892732
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 74. 72 MB
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Provides information on tools, ropes, knots, ladders, and other equipment and supplies needed for building a tree house, and offers five basic designs that can be built

Tree Houses You Can Actually Build

Author : Jeanie Trusty Stiles
ISBN : 9780547488394
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89. 41 MB
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Tree houses capture the imagination of the child in all of us, and they have never been more popular than they are today. This inspirational yet thoroughly practical guide shows even the most inexperienced weekend carpenter how to design and build a lifetime of memories for the entire family. With more than 200,000 copies of their popular Weekend Project Books sold, David and Jeanie Stiles have become America's First Couple of do-it-yourself woodworking. In Tree Houses You Can Actually Build, they explain basic building procedures through clear, simple instructions and non-technical line drawings that illustrate every step of the project, from the earliest sketches to the final cedar shingle. The authors outline five basic designs that can be adapted to virtually any set of conditions, and throughout the book, they emphasize safety for both adults and children. In addition to line drawings, the book contains a section of full-color photographs highlighting a variety of tree house projects, plus helpful building tips based on interviews with their owners.

Treehouses And Playhouses You Can Build

Author : Jeanie Stiles
ISBN : 1423608062
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 90. 59 MB
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Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build shows how average "do-it-yourself" families can easily and affordably bring to life a "Hobbit's Treehouse," a "Pirate's Playhouse," or a "Crow's Nest" in their own backyards! There are a lot of books out there filled with enchanting photos of elaborate treehouses and playhouses built by professionals and costing tens of thousands to build. For the rest of us, there's bit of elbow grease, a lot of imagination, a trip to the hardware store-and Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build.

How To Build Treehouses Huts Forts

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ISBN : 1592281923
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 84. 8 MB
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Finally, a practical guide to building castles in the air.

The Treehouse Book

Author : Peter Nelson
ISBN : 0789304112
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 83. 65 MB
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Detailed how-to information, such as step-by-step building sequences, plans, and drawings, as well as information on tools and materials, supplement the behind-the-scenes tales of treehouses. From casual tree shacks to multitiered flights of fancy, these magnificent structures can appeal to anyone appreciating this ever-evolving art form. Photos.

The Complete Guide To Building Your Own Tree House

Author : Robert Miskimon
ISBN : 1601382448
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 56. 71 MB
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As children, many people dreamed of having a tree house, a place where they could get away to play and relax. Today, more and more people are making this dream a reality for their children, especially in the United States, England, Germany, France, and Brazil but it does not have to be just for children. (In fact, Corbin Dunn, 31, took up a permanent residence in a tree house in Santa Cruz, California for five years.) The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Tree House will show you how to create one of these sky-high getaways, whether it is a child s play area or an adult hideaway. The oldest documented tree house is located in England on the grounds of Pitchford Hall and dates back to the 17th century. This proves that a tree house can be a lasting investment, especially if you choose the right tree and the right materials. This book will show you how to select a tree, prepare the tree, purchase the best materials, use the right tools, and buy lumber. You will learn about the tree house basics and the anatomy of a stable tree house, including four corners, diagonal support, sturdy flooring, a reliable ladder and railing, and a leak-proof roof. In this book you will also learn about waterproofing, safety precautions, and building regulations and restrictions. You will be provided with design, building, and decorating tips, as well as non-technical drawings to aid you in the building process. You will learn about supports, windows, skylights, and tree house designs, such as shingled, two trees and two posts, and perch. Also included is an additional section on all the accessories you can add on to your house, like a ladder hoist, a fireman's pole, swings, a zip line, a pulley and basket, a crow's nest, a rope bridge, slides, and a trap door. Whether you are building a tree house for your child or for yourself, The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Tree House will provide you with dozens of helpful tips, tricks, and suggestions from people who have already undertaken this endeavor. With the help of this book, your treetop hideaway will quickly become a reality. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

Be In A Treehouse

Author : Pete Nelson
ISBN : 9781613125939
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 49. 63 MB
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Pete Nelson, the world’s best-known treehouse designer and builder, wants to put readers in trees—his motto is, “get ’er done, so you can BE in a TREE.” His new book is a comprehensive source of inspiration and practical information about treehouse design and construction. To that end, he shares the basics of treehouse construction with his own recent projects as case studies. Using photographs taken especially for this project along with diagrams, he covers the selection and care of trees, and explains the fundamentals of building treehouse platforms. To ignite the imagination, Nelson presents 27 treehouses in the United States, Europe, and Africa. The book will be indispensible to anyone who aspires to have a treehouse, from the armchair dreamer, to the amateur builder, to the professional contractor.

The Perfect Treehouse

Author : Django Kroner
ISBN : 9781440345098
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 37. 93 MB
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Treehouses speak to the little kid in each of us. Who doesn't love the idea of a fantasy house in the treetops? But building a treehouse the right way takes a lot of thought, planning and hard work. This book is here to help you dream big yet approach your treehouse build in an achievable way. You'll learn: Everything you need to know in order to choose a suitable location and the right materials for your build How to choose the right tree Which tools you need and how to use them How to build with the health of the tree in mind - which is important for treehouse safety as well as the environment In addition to plenty of inspiration for making a home in the canopy, you'll find professional advice on materials, best practices and tree selection. More than just an aspirational book, "The Perfect Treehouse" is your guide to making your dream treehouse a reality.

Black Decker The Complete Guide To Treehouses 2nd Edition

Author : Philip Schmidt
ISBN : 9781589236615
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 25. 84 MB
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Treehouses are more popular today than ever before. Our original treehouse book, The Complete Guide: Build Your Kids a Treehouse, was published in 2007. It exceeded all sales projections right out of the gate and continues to be a leading title in the treehouse category. Now, we've made it even better. The expanded edition features three all-new treehouses shown in complete step by step detail, along with full plans. Also includes an expanded inspiration section, offering a wider variety of unique and interesting treehouses that generate ideas and excitement. Exciting book for parents or grandparents to use with their children.

Backyard Building Treehouses Sheds Arbors Gates And Other Garden Projects

Author : Jean Stiles
ISBN : 9781581576573
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 75. 5 MB
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Here is the very best of backyard building: Popular building authors Jeanie and David Stiles—whose treehouse once garnered a spread in Architectural Digest—have gathered dozens of original plans for treehouses, playhouses, and sheds, as well as a summer house, tea house, garden arbor, and functional workroom. Backyard Building will cover backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple’s popular website. Its unique style, with hand-drawn illustrations to guide the reader through the building process in a user-friendly way, stands out from the crowd. The clear, detailed drawings are not only easy to follow but a pleasure to look at; they are supplemented by irresistible color photographs.

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