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Project by ArcSkywalker posted 08-25-2009 07:51 PM 1074 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am getting rid of my scrap wood to make room for more. The kids wanted a tree house- so I am giving them a “house on a tree” I needed to get rid of an old mulberry tree and re-used the limbs for the house. There are old cabinet doors, oak, walnut, cherry, alder used as siding.It is not finished but needed to share…. more to come…....

-- Aric R. - Juniata, Nebraska





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 08-25-2009 09:34 PM

I think that adults should build and use tree houses, they can’t be for just kids, can they?

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 08-25-2009 09:44 PM

Thats cool

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ArcSkywalker

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#3 posted 08-25-2009 10:55 PM

I am making it “Adult” friendly ….. the walls are 7.5’ tall making the peak 19’ off the ground. The house is 8×8 and the deck is 12×12 so it gives me a 4’ porch on two sides.

-- Aric R. - Juniata, Nebraska

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#4 posted 08-26-2009 01:25 PM

that is awesome. I absolutely love it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 08-27-2009 12:11 AM

That is one sweet fort!!!! I can’t wait to have kids and build them one.

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#6 posted 08-27-2009 04:58 AM

Good use of refurb materials.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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mmh

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#7 posted 08-27-2009 05:52 AM

How FUN! When can WE play in it?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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sidmax

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#8 posted 09-03-2009 08:13 PM

I love the scale, may have to build one in our back yard

-- "The secret to quantum leaps is to think big and do small simultaneously."

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