How to Build a Treehouse

Before you get your treehouse plans underway, consult this expert advice about everything from location to building a proper platform to floor and door options.



Treehouse
Treehouse plans come in all shapes and sizes. Before you're resting in a hammock in your dream treehouse, check out these useful building tips.
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Treehouse assembly.
Follow these five main steps when constructing your treehouse.
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Trunk platform
You may choose to place your treehouse platform around the tree's trunk.
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Treehouse positions
There are many options for where to position your treehouse in relation to the tree itself.
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Crown platform
The platform can also go higher up, in the crown of the tree.
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Treehouse options
When scoping out your treehouse location, keep in mind that you don't have to use just one tree.
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