Fern Forest Treehouse

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Project by H Reynolds posted 02-04-2010 02:30 PM 3478 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The treehouse took my son Will and I three summers to build. It is nestled in four maples about 30 feet
from the ground. It is insulated and has power so we rent it out through The loft has a queen
sized futon and there is a single bed on the main floor. One tree goes though the middle and moves when
the wind blows.

-- H

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#1 posted 02-04-2010 02:41 PM

Really cool! I love it…tree houses fascinate me. My neighbor had one growing up….but his dad just lag bolted the support beams to the trees and eventually they grew enough so it was unsafe and had to be torn down. It had a porch like yours, and a bunk bed but no electricity! Nice work..


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#2 posted 02-04-2010 02:54 PM

Very nice. I’ll have to check into making a reservation the next time we are in Vermont.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 02-04-2010 03:46 PM

I would love to spend the night in something like that. To cool for words!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 04:36 PM

very cool, a place for the in-laws (or outlaws) when they come to visit.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

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#5 posted 02-04-2010 05:02 PM

Finally, a home for the inlaws!!!! Rodd stole my line….

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 05:10 PM

Now that’s a tree house.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 05:20 PM

I LOve it!! Its is an awesome project and well done!!! thx for sharing :)

-- J.Palmer,Texas,

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#8 posted 02-04-2010 06:10 PM

Now the Monkey & Squirrel have a home, Oh thats the inlaws, sorry

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#9 posted 02-04-2010 06:13 PM

thats one hell of a tree house!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#10 posted 02-04-2010 06:52 PM

Love it! My wife and kids would always know where to find me, if I wasn’t in my shop. I would have to run the internet to it, so I could check out LJ’s.

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#11 posted 02-04-2010 06:54 PM

Wow thats great, My wife always wanted a tree house.

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-04-2010 07:44 PM

that’s awesome!
beautiful home away from home

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#13 posted 02-04-2010 10:15 PM

Wow, that is a nice tree house. And you don’t have to climb a vertical ladder to get to it. It looks like it would double as a deer blind in the fall!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 02-04-2010 11:01 PM

you wouldnt mind being in the doghouse would ya? lol

-- M.K.

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#15 posted 02-05-2010 06:26 AM

Very impressive tree house. You guys did a great job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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