Handy hints for building a tree house
Last updated 2/14/2008 at Noon
A tree house can be a place of wonder and imagination for children. It can also be a great construction project Dad and kids can worth on together.
Anyone thinking about erecting a tree house in their yard can consider these tips:
1. Choosing the location: The most ideal trees for building a tree house are oak, beech, maple, fir and hemlock. Consider the view the house will have as well as the wind exposure to the tree. In addition, the builder needs to consider branch thickness and where to support the tree house itself. And keep in mind that a tree will twist and sway in weather, so a h...