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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build

A Weekend Project Book

Jeanie Trusty Stiles, David Stiles


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An inspirational yet thoroughly practical guide for building tree houses??—??learn how to design and build a lifetime of memories!

Tree houses capture the imagination of the child in all of us, and they have never been more popular than they are today. This shows even the most inexperienced weekend carpenter how to design and build a lifetime of memories for the entire family. In Tree Houses You Can Actually Build, David and Jeanie Stiles explain basic building procedures through clear, simple instructions and nontechnical line drawings that illustrate every step of the project, from the earliest sketches to the final cedar shingle. The authors outline five basic designs that can be adapted to virtually any set of conditions, and throughout the book they emphasize safety for both adults and children. In addition to line drawings, the book contains a section of full-color photographs highlighting a variety of tree house projects, plus helpful building tips based on interviews with their owners.

Harvest, 9780395892732, 120pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 1998

About the Author

Jeanie Stiles has co-authored six books with her husband, David Stiles.

David Stiles, a recipient of the ALA’s Notable Children’s Book Award, is a designer/builder and illustrator who has written ten books. His playground designs have won two awards from the New York City Planning Commission.