Considerations to Take Into Account When Making Tree House Plans

By: Muna wa Wanjiru

Remember your childhood days when you used to build huts and forts on trees mostly from scrap wood and handful of nails. There is nothing in this world, which will beat the freedom of being able to build tree houses in your backyard. Whether you are experienced or new nothing matters the steps given on this website will provide you all the necessary information.

However, Building tree house needs safety sake, so do not create any eyesore on your land. You may be a master in making tree house but it needs team work so take your friend along with you, first make different tree house plans, choose one of them it will make your work easy and your efforts will turn out into a well-fitted tree house.

Tree house plans guide you the requirements of tree house: it needs a single, healthy tree with a diameter between 1' and 18". Trunk of the tree must be in between 5 degrees of vertical. Tree should be treated carefully throughout the building process. No extra things but required supports should be bolted to the tree; this is because the house itself rests completely on the platform. These bolts are necessary for strength, safety and they minimize restrictions to the growth of the tree so are placed precisely.

Do not select an evergreen tree such as pine or a cedar; try to select a hardwood tree like oak, maple or an ash on which you can build a tree house. So avoid building structures on top of prized tree or one near a house. Choose a tree of at least 16" diameter.

Tree house plans will give you systematic and evaluated construction steps. The first step for any tree house is, choose the tree whose branches are spread in v-shape. Now another important part of tree house plans is the desk, it is built on a single tree that makes site choice simple and construction trouble-free. This is a space suitable for children and adults, you can keep at least two chairs in it. It also has railings for safety purpose. This whole compartment can be built on the ground and then raised into tree sections. It helps in making assembly faster and safer.

You need to take some precautions while building a tree house: The tree house of yours will be uncovered to the elements, so such resources that will help moisture resistanc,plague. Similarly, nails, screws, and other clasps that are galvanized resist corrosion and are less likely to cause rust strains in the wood.

Since the lumber that is treated with pressure, has been developed with potent chemicals, you should wear work gloves, and protective gear while working. When cutting it, wear safety glasses and dust mask. Properly dispose the scraps and sawdust and keep them away from children and pets. Do not ever burn the scraps.

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