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TitleBlack & Decker The Complete Guide to Treehouses, 2nd edition: Design & Build Your Kids a Treehouse
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Total Pages498
Table of Contents
                            Cover
Title Page
Contents
Introduction
	Lofty Ideas
Treehouse Basics
	Choosing a Tree
		General Tree Health
		Is it Big Enough?
		Location
		Behavior
		Grooming the Winner
		Choosing a Tree Species
	Planning & Design
		Building Codes & Zoning Laws
		Elements of a Treehouse
		Design Considerations
		Drawing Plans
		Lumber & Hardware
	Treehouse Safety
		Safe Treehouse Design
		Working Safely
Treehouse Building Techniques
	Building Platforms
		Platform Basics
		Platform Anchoring Techniques
		Installing Decking
	Platform Designs
		Single Tree: Platform Nestled in Branches
		Single Tree: Trunk as Center Post
		Two Trees: Platform Spanning Between Trunks
		Three Trees: Platform Spanning Between Trunks
		Two Trees & Two Support Posts
	Framing & Finishing Walls
		Framing Walls
		Siding & Trim
		Installing Walls
		Building Railings
	Finishing Interiors
		Wall & Ceiling Paneling
		Shelves & Tables
		Flip-down Table & Bunk
	Doors & Windows
		Building a Window
		Window Cutouts
		Shutters & Pop-up Windows
		Fun Doors
		Classic Doors
	Building Roofs
		Framing the Roof
		Sheathing & Roofing
	Modes of Access
		Ladders
		Stairs
		Trap Doors
		Fireman’s Pole
	Swings & Playthings
		Classic Tree Swings
		Zip Line
		Rock Climbing Wall
		Water Cannon
		Speaking Tube
		Slides
Treehouse Projects
	Open-air Treehouse
	Gable House with Entry Deck
	More Treehouse Plans
		Plan 1: Gable Roof with Auxiliary Posts
		Plan 2: A-Frame with Walkout Deck
		Plan 3: Half-covered Crow’s Nest
		Plan 4: Wraparound Shed on Stilts
		Plan 5: Triangular Tree Hut
		Plan 6: Four-tree Shanty
Resources
Index
Copyright Page
                        

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