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Project by mikethetermite posted 07-11-2011 06:00 AM 5090 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An indoor “tree house” built in my grandsons play room. Just 4’ off the floor, 4’ tall, 4’ deep and 10’ long.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.





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Karson

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#1 posted 07-11-2011 06:11 AM

Very cool. When we bought our present home the previous seller had something similar, but the upper was the part of a bunk bed.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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lew

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#2 posted 07-11-2011 06:33 AM

I want one!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 07-11-2011 11:26 AM

Wow, that is cool! He is going to love having a ‘secret place’ to hang out! What kid wouldn’t! What a great grandpa you are! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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dustyal

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#4 posted 07-11-2011 04:13 PM

and as he gets older and outgrows it, there will be a built in place to store all of the junk that boys tend to collect. Seems to be years of enjoyment. Then, if he has a little brother or sister, maybe he can rent a room to them?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 07-11-2011 04:23 PM

What a cool Grandpa you are. I bet they love this a lot…. Very cool, I like how the window is crooked. It says fun! Very nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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RexMcKinnon

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#6 posted 07-11-2011 07:33 PM

Cool Grandpa, he will tell stories about this to his children when he grows up.

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

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mikethetermite

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#7 posted 07-11-2011 09:45 PM

My grandson will be 6 July 16th. His llittle sister will be 2 December 21st. She runs up the latter goes down the slide over and over again. I believe they will get many years use out of it before they out grow it.

Thanks for all your comments.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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branch

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#8 posted 07-11-2011 10:30 PM

hi very cool idea i am sure your grandson will enjoy it for many years to come

branch

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#9 posted 07-12-2011 02:15 AM

Just wonderful

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#10 posted 08-14-2011 11:59 PM

This is a COOL idea!

-- Eric

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Scott H.

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#11 posted 08-17-2011 03:52 AM

Nice!!! I would have loved to have one of those 30 years ago. Like the Notre Dame colors too! :)

-- The Lord guides my way. Though sometimes I stray, I know he is always with me!

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#12 posted 10-30-2011 11:52 AM

A happy and proud grandson sanely envied by most of his buddies :)

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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#13 posted 01-26-2015 06:03 AM

Its like a play pen, and great that it fits inside tree house.. great architectural design. The door is simply small which I think custom made door from http://caldwells.com/ will fit to that.

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