Tree Houses You Can Actually Build

Author: David R. Stiles
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395892732
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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

Treehouses and Playhouses You Can Build

Author: Jeanie Stiles
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423608062
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Treehouses 2nd edition

Author: Philip Schmidt
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 9781610597609
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: House & Home

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.

The Treehouse Book

Author: Peter Nelson
Publisher: Universe Pub
ISBN: 0789304112
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Architecture

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.

Knack Treehouses

Author: Lon Levin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762798964
Release Date: 2010-05-18
Genre: House & Home

Part dreambook and part practical guide, Knack Treehouses takes the reader a big step closer to having a house in the treetops. Replete with 450 full-color photographs, it covers all there is to know about designing, building, and enjoying unique elevated dwellings—both for kids and for adults. It also includes extensive information on materials and building techniques, including tips on tree selection and evaluation. Specific plans are given for trunk treehouses, branch treehouses, and treehouses between two trees, with each plan including step-by-step instructions for safe construction.

Backyard Treehouses

Author: Dan Wright
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493029860
Release Date: 2018-05-11
Genre: House & Home

Expert advice on treehouse building 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.

Home Tree Home

Author: Peter N. Nelson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101495773
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Genre: House & Home

Remember the view from atop a tree? You could survey the landscape like a monarch, escape your parents' watchful eye, and let your imagination run wild. Well, just because you've grown up, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy the sense of liberation a tree provides. Here is the most comprehensive guide ever to building your own castle in the air, be it a simple child's playhouse or an adult's cozy retreat with all the modern conveniences, including electricty. Peter Nelson, the nation's foremost authority on treehouses, tells you everything you need to know about designing and building the house that's right for you and your family. He gives you information on site selection (why some trees provide better homes than others), safety issues, tree care, advice on styles and materials, and other essential rules of thumb that will save time and money. Nelson walks you through the construction of four actual projects: a children's playhouse, a vacation home, an office, and a full-time residence. Whether you'd like to build your children a safe and fun place to play and dream, or you're contemplating your own retreat from the drudgeries of earthbound living, this practical, wildly fanciful guide will show you how to make your tree fantasies come true.

A Treehouse of Your Own

Author: John Harris
Publisher:
ISBN: 1843402319
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Tree houses

John Harris shows the reader how to build their own safe and comfortable treehouse to specifications that his business The TreeHouse Company is famous for. Including detailed plans and step- by-step advice, each section will also have ideas on alternative approaches to personalize the look of your house.

The Best Tree House Ever

Author: Maurice Barkley
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781620875711
Release Date: 2013
Genre: House & Home

A commercial artist who built an ever-expanding treehouse for his grandkids describes the attention he's received from visitors and offers building tips and floor plans for constructing a child-sized village high above the ground.

It s All Relative

Author: A. J. Jacobs
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781476734491
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Mark Z Danielewski s House of Leaves

Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 9780375420528
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Fiction

A family relocates to a small house on Ash Tree Lane and discovers that the inside of their new home seems to be without boundaries

The Giving Tree

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061965104
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!