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Been working on this most of the summer… Still a few things to do on the inside, like shelves, a bench, toy box, etc. My boys are 8 and 5, so they’ll be able to enjoy it for a while. Fun project!
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#1 posted 11-04-2012 04:51 PM
love it! Been collecting ideas for my young son and the apple tree out back. I like what you did
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#2 posted 11-04-2012 05:30 PM
Love it! Wish I had a tree so that my ‘platform house’ I posted a couple years ago could have been a true treehouse. Nice work, many different levels, creativity.
-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn
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#3 posted 11-04-2012 06:49 PM
That is a really nice house. You could live in it if the flood waters ever got too high for the housethe high porch would make a nice tree stand for deer hunting if it were in the woods!!
I’ll bet your kids just love it!! Nice build, Ryno!!!!!!!!!!!!!............Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#4 posted 11-04-2012 07:09 PM
excellent tree house,your boys will get plenty of use out of that.
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#5 posted 11-04-2012 07:23 PM
That’s great those boys will love it for years to come.
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#6 posted 11-04-2012 07:25 PM
Two Lucky Boys have a Great Dad!!Super Job Ryan!!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#7 posted 11-05-2012 12:14 AM
thats every childs dream, looks amazing nice height too :)
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#8 posted 11-05-2012 02:12 AM
I’m working on a tree house. Phase one: grow a tree large enough for a house… Yours looks great though.
-- If I can't make it, I probably don't need it.
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#9 posted 11-05-2012 08:43 AM
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#10 posted 11-05-2012 10:01 AM
Ryno, awesome tree house, I know you mentioned not done yet, are you going to add a zip-line? Cable stretched from window staked secure into the ground with 1” metal pipe for the hand hold zip. I remember as a boy we had neighbors that had a tree house with a zip line and we had a blast on it.
In today’s time inviting neighbor kids over could get messy if one were to fall, ugh.
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#11 posted 11-05-2012 01:38 PM
that is really nice, I really like the threaded rope for the railings fence
#12 posted 11-05-2012 02:18 PM
Thanks, all!@Blackie, yes, zip line is in the plans, but from the first level for just the reason you mentioned!@Lanaug, thanks… Wanted to minimize the weight at that level without sacrificing security!
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#13 posted 11-05-2012 04:26 PM
All I can think of is Airsoft fort!
Nice work and scribing around the tree mate.
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#14 posted 11-05-2012 04:54 PM
Too CoolYour kids have got to love it. Only missing one thing…........a fireman’s pole off that top deck.
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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#15 posted 11-10-2012 10:45 PM
Ryno, Please have NO contact with my grandkids. They have been after me for years, and a triple level tree house to boot. Awesome. Don
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