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Dad Builds Insanely-Detailed Magical Treehouse in Daughter’s Bedroom

Dad Builds Insanely-Detailed Magical Treehouse in Daughter’s Bedroom

When your adorable daughter requests a magical treehouse in her bedroom, what’s a father to do but try and build one?

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This Tiny Home Is a Grown-Up Treehouse

This Tiny Home Is a Grown-Up Treehouse

[youtube=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEFPRZSOWjA”] Most people would put treehouses in the realm of “childhood dream projects,” but Geoff De Ruiter might change a few adult minds. Geoff’s beautiful scratch-built treehouse is more like a tiny tree-home, complete with living room, kitchen, bathroom, and two sleeping areas. Geoff also built most of the furniture inside the treehouse, and used some […]

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Treetop Tinkering

Treetop Tinkering

Perched high in a coniferous tree in Sandpoint, Idaho sits a hexagonal treehouse, handmade by 23-year-old Ethan Schlussler. During the build process, he grew tired of climbing up and down the ladder over and over. So he created a treehouse elevator, using his mom’s old bicycle. The elevator is a pulley system that uses a […]

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Building the Perfect Sand-Art Pen

Building the Perfect Sand-Art Pen

Austrian couple Benedikt Wurth and Rosi Binder have built the ideal sand art pen. Unlike sand pens already in existence, the Sand-Pen has a button which engages the built-in motor, allowing the sand to flow freely. Holding the pen close to a surface achieves fine line, while pulling the pen farther away gives a wider, more airbrushed look. I spoke with Benedikt about treehouses, tools, and his design process.

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Ethan Schlussler’s Handsome Treehouse is Nearly Complete

Ethan Schlussler’s Handsome Treehouse is Nearly Complete

Ethan Schlussler is making steady progress on his northern Idaho treehouse — you may recall the bicycle-powered treehouse elevator post I put up about a month ago. He sent me some photos of the build process. Did I mention he mills all his own lumber?

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