Tree House Chain hung- no ground supports

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Project by BowenArrow posted 211 days ago 1746 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

30 feet in the air is the first deck then through the willow door you go up into the trap door onto a deck which has a fire mans pole back down to first deck and then a slide to the ground. entry is a 30 foot ramp. Tree house was built for a client in santa barbara ca . I also did a 200 foot hipline for them on another part of there property ill have to post some pics of that too thanks for checking it out

-- BowenArrow

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#1 posted 211 days ago

The Hobbit is in the air …. Very cool

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#2 posted 211 days ago

Man – it looks neat and I would have loved to play on that when I was a kid, but the liability would scare the hell out of me now. With the way the world works I’m afraid I couldn’t have that on my property. Hope as a contractor you got a lawyer to design a waiver to cover your arse. Please nothing personal just my opinion – thanks

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#3 posted 211 days ago

That really is one incredible structure!

However . . . I’m with 1yeldud1. I’d need a 24-hour guard to keep anyone off it who hadn’t signed a waiver or I might get sued for having an attractive nuisance.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#4 posted 211 days ago

Wow …. where do you even start something like this? (Apart from having to grow the tree.) I’d get vertigo from the start. Nice job, Bowenarrow

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#5 posted 211 days ago

Fantastic, what kind of wood did you use for the railings? I am starting on a tree house for my son. It will be know where near the masterpiece you have created but it your work give me some inspiration!

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#6 posted 211 days ago

Wow what an awesome looking tree house and an amazing design. It looks like it should be there, just a natural part of the tree, like it grew with the tree..Excellent job and thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 211 days ago

That is just amazing.

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#8 posted 211 days ago

Just an amazing project! Thanks for sharing it.

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#9 posted 211 days ago

Fantastic job! I appreciate how difficult that would be to build with all of the curves. I don’t think there are requirements for permits for anything above ground yet. Give them time!

-- al, colorado,

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#10 posted 211 days ago

That is positively amazing. Wow. Hobbit-like is right!

-- --bch

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#11 posted 211 days ago

This is awesome but I question the “no ground supports” comment. Clearly in the second picture the slide is holding the whole thing up …. :-)

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#12 posted 210 days ago

This is gorgeous !!!

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#13 posted 210 days ago

Makes my imagination run wild … I wanna come play.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#14 posted 210 days ago

Amazing job! That is one BIG tree!!

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#15 posted 210 days ago

Good work, but that’s just TOO high for me. Thanks for sharing!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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