Build Your Own Fantasy Treehouse

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David & Charles, 2006 - Tree houses - 160 pages
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David Parfitt gives detailed plans for treehouse prototypes with explanations of the tools and techniques to ensure safety and longevity. His designs are presented in a simple, step-by-step manner with an equipment guide for everything you will need to build your own fantasy treehouse.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
Practical Considerations
12
Avoiding Accidents
16
Trees
20
Materials
26
Tools
32
Taking It Further
38
TREEHOUSES FOR TREES WITH STRAIGHT TRUNKS AND NO FORKS
40
THRONE
86
SPOOKY HIDEOUT
92
Working with a Third Bough
96
ENCHANTED CASTLE
98
BIRDS NEST
104
TREEHOUSES FOR PAIRS OF TREE TRUNKS
110
Introduction
112
The Basic Platform
114

Introduction
42
The Basic Platform
44
DESERT ISLAND LODGE
52
PIRATE SHIP
56
Platform Variation
62
WINDMILL
66
LIGHTHOUSE
72
TREEHOUSES FOR TREES WITH FORKED TRUNKS
76
Introduction
78
The Basic Platform
82
FORT
120
CAR
126
Swinging Platforms
132
MAGIC CARPET
134
PLANE
138
CUTTING PLANS
144
Index
158
Acknowledgements
160
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