Category Archives: build

Tree Top Builders – Treehouse Teaching & Building Experts

Been dreaming about a treehouse but don’t want to build it yourself?  That’s where Tree Top Builders comes in. What’s great is they offer you a range of options from having them build it for you, to getting help with your project, to learning tree building skills so you can do it yourself and for […]

Great Treehouse Design Plans Remove the Guesswork

These great treehouse design plans include a well-written articles and images to inspire you.  Ideal for a woodworking newbie with a dream and some passion! Photo credits: Roger Yip

Blue Forest – Treehouse Pros

David & I love to blog about treehouses.  But we’re also looking to make this site more useful to those who are looking for people who will either build or teach them the skills to build their own treehouses. In that spirit, here’s a company from England, called Blue Forest, that does just that.  They […]

One More Thing About That Luxury Treehouse…

On Monday I blogged about a Canadian luxury treehouse and was all smiles about the whole thing.  But that’s not the whole truth and it’s been niggling at me ever since. I wanted to be positive about the project because it’s too easy to focus on the downsides.  Towards the end of that article I […]

Michael Garnier’s Treehouse Village

I was talking treehouse at a friend’s wedding this weekend with one of the guests. He told me about this amazing video of a man in Oregon who built the biggest treehouse. I’ve heard the largest treehouse claim from various sources before, so I wasn’t sure if I knew who he was talking about. He […]

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen Shares His Building Tips

I came across this funny yet extremely informative video at the relaxshacks website. Both this video and the site have got a heap of useful information on how to build small places (read treehouses) with very little money, a lot of resourcefulness, and an environmental mind. If you’re thinking about building a treehouse (or even […]

Wise Words From Peter Bahouth

  A few months ago, I wrote a blog about Peter Bahouth’s treehouse in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia.  Following the Weather Channel’s cue (the original source of my blog), I referred to him as an architect. Peter read the post and emailed me: “Nice to be mentioned. But I’m NOT an architect. In fact […]

Wood Disk Camouflage Foliage

Treehouses are a wonderful way to integrate a small private space within a natural wooded environment. However, due to the often ‘grey-area’ nature of such structures in a legal sense, most treehouses are clandestine endeavors that rely on a low profile to survive. Building high up in the trees offers some benefits in terms of […]

Tree Houses You Can Actually Build — A Book Review

I just finished perusing a great treehouse resource.  It’s a book called Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book, by David & Jeanie Stiles. Published in 1998, it’s a bit of an oldie, but a goodie. Anyone who’s been following this blog or done any research on treehouses knows that there are […]

Out’n’About in Treehouse Heaven!

Every once in a while you hit the jackpot.  Well I hit it huge when I came across Out’n’About Treehouse Treesort in Takilma, Oregon.  This place is the living manifestation of every treehouse lover’s wildest dreams.  There’s so much going on at this place that one blog post just wouldn’t do it justice. This imaginative […]