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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  102 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
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 ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published May 26th 1998 by Mariner Books
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Shira and Ari Evergreen
This book shows how to make many different types of safe, lasting ladders and steps, along with other safety tips to help you build a tree house and enjoy it for generations. It's full of charming illustrations and many photos and stories of tree house projects; there's also a section on extras including benches and bunk beds and "phones", and even info on how to make a cardboard periscope. In the back there are cute signs tree house occupants can copy and fill in to deed their tree houses to th ...more
Christina
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for kids to read, plan a project and then get their parents to help. There's enough information in here with clear and charming illustrations to make good choices about placement, construction techniques and safety but it is not dry or exhaustive. There are color photos of examples as well, although you'll want to hit Pinterest or other places on the Internet to get even more inspiration.

We have lent this book to other people and we've used it to build a fantastic three lev
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Kayleen
Aug 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
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I have seen a few houses that were maybe fancier or neater, but this is bar none the best single source for practical, informative designs, instructions and hints. Lots of safety, ideas and guidelines. If you're going to build it, read this first.
Melissa
Dec 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
If building a tree house is actually as simple as this book leads me to believe, I will be amazed. However, it has given the courage and the technical basis to give it a try!
Corey
Jul 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book has a lot of practical advice and suggestions for people looking to create and build a tree house of their own design.
Miles Sandgathe
May 17, 2009 rated it liked it
Just like the title says....if you actually want to build a tree house...this book will help you.
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Jan 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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LOVE it!
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