To build a treehouse for kids, attach two foundation beams into a flat section of the tree trunk so that they run parallel to each other on either side of the tree, make sure they are level and start adding cross braces,... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

The type of bolt needed to attach a treehouse to a tree by a professional treehouse builder or buildingcompany is called a treehouse attachment bolt, or TAB. Treehouse bolts are also known as tree anchor bolts, attached ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Some fun ideas for a tree house include adding a slide or swing, skylights, a rope ladder and building a free standing tree house that does not require a tree. Other ways to create a unique and fun tree house are to use ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor
similar articles

Install an awning using a kit along with a power drill, bits, tape measure, level, socket and ratchet set, caulk, mounting hardware and ladder. Wear safety gear such as glasses, gloves and ear plugs when using the power ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Chamberlain does not make garage doors, but its garage door openers are easy to install and require a ladder, step stool, socket wrench and sockets, both a Philips and flathead screwdriver, drill, tape measure, drill bit... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Homeowners can install iron stair railings on the outside of their homes with the following tools: hammer, tape measure, level, masonry bit, drill and hacksaw. It is also a good idea to use safety equipment, such as ear ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Choosing the right tree and knowing how it behaves during different kinds of weather are two important tips to use when building a tree house. Ensuring that proper research is done in these two areas not only makes const... More » Home & Garden Outdoor