Treehouse Day 8

Treehouse Day 8

Treehouse Day 8 I spent a 1/2 day at the treehouse project today  I spent my morning completing some final carpentry details on the loft decking, and the early afternoon staining the loft and main deck boards. And another 30 minutes planning for next weeks lumber...
Treehouse Day 7

Treehouse Day 7

Treehouse Day 7 Today at the treehouse project I added 2 supports to the middle beam of the loft and then mounted the joists and deck boards to the loft. Tomorrow I’ll stain the main deck and loft decking, and next week I’ll complete the remaining walls...
Treehouse Day 6

Treehouse Day 6

Treehouse Day 6 Today, at the treehouse project, I framed out the walls where the loft will be. All of the loft wall studs are bolted into the main deck frame with 2, 4″ carriage bolts at every joint, as well as 2, 4″ carriage bolts used where the...
Treehouse Day 5 – Part 2

Treehouse Day 5 – Part 2

Treehouse Day 5 – Part 2 Today, at my client’s treehouse project, I completed mounting the deck boards on the main deck. Next week I’ll begin (and hopefully complete) building the walls, and the loft that will exist over the upper 1/3rd of the east...
Treehouse Day 5

Treehouse Day 5

Treehouse Day 5 We are using cedar for the treehouse, cedar being one of the most expensive woods to work with. The first picture shows my current scrap pile. Saw and hammer included in picture for perspective.It’s one thing to be a good carpenter, it’s another thing...
Treehouse Day 4

Treehouse Day 4

Treehouse Day 4 Today, at my clients treehouse project, I graduated from working from the ground on stepladders (on uneven ground) to complete the main deck joist framing to actually working up “in the treehouse”, standing on the main deck frame I’ve built...