For the construction of the house look quite thick and sturdy wood that will withstand your design and guarantee the safety of the children in the house.
In order that the tree growth will not interfere with the design of the house, it should not build on the trunk and around the trunk, giving the tree space for free growth.
To maintain the house use a sturdy wooden piles cross-section of 75x75 mm. in order that the piles stood on the ground firmly, place them on a concrete Foundation.
Make a large wooden platform, which will be enough space for children's play, in two parts – in the center of the assembled platform should be a hole for the tree. From the edges of the hole to the barrel should be a small space.
The platform needs to be robust, it should not wobble and stagger. As the material for the platform take a sheet of plywood or particle Board with a thickness of 2 cm will Strengthen the platform from the back side of the wooden beams and install it on the supporting piles.
To ensure the safety of children, set on platform special fences and railings, or walls with Windows and doors. Fasten the side panel on the platform with the nuts and bolts.
Hang to the platform sturdy rope ladder that children will get into the house. Secure the ladder on a sturdy branch – so that it does not slip and does not break.
Children's play tree house can be in the form of a wooden platform mounted between the branches, access to which is carried out using a rope ladder. But it may be a shack with Windows, a door, a roof and sturdy stairway.
Since the mid 1990-ies, relaxing at home on the trees are growing popularity in the US and some European countries. This is due to the increase in disposable income, improved building technologies, research in the practice of safe building and increased interest in environmental issues, particularly sustainable development.
Advice 2 : How to make a tree house
Platforms, tents and tree houses is a great tool for hunters. And in the long journey, or backpacking, the shelter can also come in handy. To equip in the tree hut, you will need simple materials and tools, as well as assistance partner.
You will need
- - poles;
- the branches and twigs of trees;
- cord or rope;
- - wire;
- - nails;
- - hammer;
- - the axe.
Look for a place to shelter. In some cases, the basis for the construction can become a large tree with a branched crown. But if a suitable tree could not be found, equip a tent for three or four adjacent trunks of small diameter. In this case the base of the shed will have a triangular shape or a quadrilateral.
Pick the sturdy and reliable poles for the lower part of the structure. Their diameter must be sufficient to withstand the weight of two or three people. Attach a pole horizontally to the branches of a tree or several trees at the chosen height using a hammer and nails. If these tools are not available, attach poles can be a strong cord, rope or wire. As a result, you should get a base of rectangular, square or irregular shape.
Pitch the floor for the hut. As flooring you can use the same poles, or a prepared Board. Floors shall be securely attached to the frame with nails, rope or wire harness.
Make a wall tent. They will determine your chosen design of the structure. The easiest option is to make a gable roof resting directly on the floor. For this you'll need a large, smooth branches of trees. The individual links of the link between design and horizontal top ridge. Additionally, attach the top pole to the branches of a tree for greater stability.
The frame from which made the walls, overlaid with pine or fir branches, to shelter the interior from the weather. One of the side walls of a gable roof, you can perform the deaf, providing the entrance to the tent from the opposite side. Completing the construction of the shed, attach it to the trunk of the tree from the entrance steps or a rope ladder.
If you build a permanent structure, try to give him the appearance of a rectangular house with vertical walls and horizontal roof. This design is more spacious, but will require significant consumption of materials.