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Title:
Backyard treehouses : building plans, tips, and advice / Dan Wright.
Title Variants:
Back yard tree houses
ISBN:
9781493029853
Publication Information:
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2018]
Physical Description:
ix, 178 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
The inspiration, vision, and reason for building a treehouse -- Introduction to carpentry -- Introduction to trees -- The five primary ways to attach to trees -- Common treehouse plans -- Construction tips notebook -- Treehouse accessories.
Abstract:
Expert advice on treehouse building. Includes plans, tips, and color photographs-- Provided by publisher.
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Summary

Expert advice on treehouse building -An inspirational and informative guide to building treehouses -The author's company, Tree Top Builders, has built more than 400 treehouses worldwide. -Includes plans, tips, and more than 100 color photographs Backyard Treehouses is an inspirational how-to book for those who want to build their own treehouses while minimizing the impact on their trees and building something that is safe and enduring. It's designed for do-it-yourself builders with limited time and money who still want to build something great for their families. With step-by-step color photos, building plans, helpful tips and sidebars, master carpenter and treehouse builder Dan Wright demonstrates the range, from simple to more complex, of what a treehouse can be, and how it can enhance the backyard lifestyle. Dan Wright is a master carpenter and an ISA certified arborist who founded Tree Top Builders, Inc., based in Pennsylvania. He also owns Treehouse Supplies, Inc., which is the leading supplier of treehouse plans, treehouse attachment hardware, and treehouse accessories worldwide.


Author Notes

Dan Wright is a master carpenter and an ISA-certified arborist who founded Tree Top Builders, Inc., based in Pennsylvania. He owns Treehouse Supplies, Inc., which is the leading supplier of treehouse plans, treehouse attachment hardware, and treehouse accessories worldwide. Wright is also the creator of Treehouse World, a treehouse-themed fun park also based in Pennsylvania.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 The Inspiration, Vision, and Reason for Building a Treehousep. 1
Chapter 2 Introduction to Carpentryp. 9
Chapter 3 Introduction to Treesp. 35
Chapter 4 The Five Primary Ways to Attach to Treesp. 53
Chapter 5 Common Treehouse Plansp. 69
Chapter 6 Construction Tips Notebookp. 101
Chapter 7 Treehouse Accessoriesp. 135
Help and Resourcesp. 162
Glossaryp. 169
Indexp. 171
About the Authorp. 179

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