How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts   -     By: David Stiles
Buy Item $11.99 Retail: $16.95 Save 29% ($4.96) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts

Lyons Press / 2003 / Paperback

$11.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $16.95
|
Save 29% ($4.96)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW281923

Current Promotions

Product Description

Filled with fun projects for kids and their parents to build in their backyards, beginning with a section on basic carpentry and instructions on how to build treehouses, forts and huts.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Lyons Press
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1592281923
ISBN-13: 9781592281923
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Workshop Safety: Safety In The Woodshop DVD
    Workshop Safety: Safety In The Woodshop DVD
    TMW Media Group / DVD
    $33.49 Retail: $79.95 Save 58% ($46.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW119672
  2. The Master Carpenter: Devotions for Woodworkers
    The Master Carpenter: Devotions for Woodworkers
    Hugh Poland
    Judson Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.00 Save 20% ($3.01)
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW015299
  3. The Classic Hewn-Log House: A Step-by-Step Guide to  Building and Restoring
    The Classic Hewn-Log House: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building and Restoring
    Charles McRaven
    Workman Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW175902
  4. Woodwork: A Step-By-Step Photographic Guide to Successful Woodworking
    Woodwork: A Step-By-Step Photographic Guide to Successful Woodworking
    Strother Purdy, Andy Engel
    DK Publishing Inc. / 2010 / Hardcover
    $27.49 Retail: $40.00 Save 31% ($12.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW643065

Publisher's Description

A treehouse is a wonderful idea, but how in the name of creation do you actually build one? In this delightfully illustrated handbook, David Stiles, the unofficial world grandmaster of the treehouse, shows how.

Not assuming anything about the treehouse builder, Stiles starts with the basics: how to nail, how to buy wood, what kind of screws and nails to use.

Then it's on to an A-frame design so simple that it can be built in a weekend out of four sheets of plywood, followed by lean-tos, a tree hut, and a Tarzan-style jungle hideaway. There are also forts of every description, including a 21-foot-tall lookout tower modeled on one George Washington built to keep an eye on the redcoats.

Stiles also adds a design for a snowball catapult, an igloo and even a Nerf-loaded cannon.

Written for children, with an adult peeking over their shoulder, Stiles's TREEHOUSES, HUTS, & FORTS is a dreamer's handbook, offering practical results.

Author Bio

DAVID STILES is an industrial designer. He has written fifteen books on do-it-yourself building projects, including Fun Projects for You and the Kids (page TK). His playground designs have won awards from the New York City planning commission. He and his wife have appeared on The Discovery Channel and HGTV. They divide their time between New York City and East Hampton, New York.

Editorial Reviews

"How to hammer, how to saw, how to dream. The perfect guidebook for kids." - Wally Lawrnece, reader and weekend carpenter.

"This would be an ideal text for "Survivor" participants to study in advance. What a wonderful world we can build,"--New Orleans Times-Picayune

Product Reviews

Product Q&A



Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Secret Garden Progeny Press Study Guide
    The Secret Garden Progeny Press Study Guide
    Bethine Ellie
    Progeny Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $15.49 Retail: $21.99 Save 30% ($6.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW093495
  2. Reasoning & Reading Student Book Level 2, Grades 7-8
    Reasoning & Reading Student Book Level 2, Grades 7-8
    Joanne Carlisle
    Educators Publishing Service / Trade Paperback
    $13.29 Retail: $16.60 Save 20% ($3.31)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW300409
  3. Starlight Animal Rescue Series, Volumes 1-4
    Starlight Animal Rescue Series, Volumes 1-4
    Dandi Daley Mackall
    Tyndale House / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $23.96 Save 17% ($3.97)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW312312
  4. The Secret Garden - Focus on the Family Radio Theatre audiodrama on CD
    The Secret Garden - Focus on the Family Radio Theatre audiodrama on CD
    Frances Hodgson Burnett
    Tyndale Entertainment / 2007 / Compact disc
    $12.49 Retail: $22.99 Save 46% ($10.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW75067

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search