·An inspirational and informative guide to building treehouses
·The author’s company, Tree Top Builders, has built more than 400 treehouses worldwide.
·Includes plans, tips, and more than 100 color photographs
Backyard Treehouses is an inspirational how-to book for those who want to build their own treehouses while minimizing the impact on their trees and building something that is safe and enduring. It’s designed for do-it-yourself builders with limited time and money who still want to build something great for their families. With step-by-step color photos, building plans, helpful tips and sidebars, master carpenter and treehouse builder Dan Wright demonstrates the range, from simple to more complex, of what a treehouse can be, and how it can enhance the backyard lifestyle.
Dan Wright is a master carpenter and an ISA certified arborist who founded Tree Top Builders, Inc., based in Pennsylvania. He also owns Treehouse Supplies, Inc., which is the leading supplier of treehouse plans, treehouse attachment hardware, and treehouse accessories worldwide.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
The company’s media platform includes three websites and blogs, social media pages, other website properties, and treehouse building workshops that are DIY focused.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Inspiration, Vision, and Reason for Building a Treehouse 1
Chapter 2 Introduction to Carpentry 9
Chapter 3 Introduction to Trees 35
Chapter 4 The Five Primary Ways to Attach to Trees 53
Chapter 5 Common Treehouse Plans 69
Chapter 6 Construction Tips Notebook 101
Chapter 7 Treehouse Accessories 135
Help and Resources 162
About the Author 179