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That's it for the moment folks - heading away for easter, so will get cracking on it when I return....next is safety railing around deck, then the cub ...

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now for the (form) ply flooring to go under cubby part. 19mm film ply. A chalk line was perfect for tracing where beams were underneath !view ain't ha ...

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trimmed off the overhang, and it's looking pretty good - will get a tin of 'mission brown' to re-coat deck + patched holes

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now for the decking.... scored some salvaged (cypress I think ?) Pine decking - not the normal treated stuff..... smells amazing when it's sawn. Got i ...

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now some cross-bracing + extra joists - getting all the angles right as it's not square was time consuming, and meant joist hanger brackets didn't alw ...

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now a few treated pine posts to support the middle join. patio post bracket used in quick dry at base

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now time for the 2 x main longitudinal beams. These are 2 pieces of 190x45 treated pine joined. a support post will be installed beneath each join.the ...

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rods fitted to trees at opposite end to accept 1 x beam each

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Kiwifr33
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Picking away at the cladding and we have a door, not too much progress this weekend after getting a call at work on Friday of the 'Can you fix this or ...

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Some people go away for their holidays... and then there’s me, who takes four weeks leave to build shed.There was sort of a plan - a couple of drawing ...

Millsylad
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Started off as a mud kitchen for the kids and got a bit carried away 

Brad
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Epoxy is the go to product these days for finishing. Epoxy Resin is an alternative filler that can be coloured or clear and will need sanding and fini ...

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Dan_M
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now a few treated pine posts to support the middle join. patio post bracket used in quick dry at base

Dan_M
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now time for the 2 x main longitudinal beams. These are 2 pieces of 190x45 treated pine joined. a support post will be installed beneath each join.the ...

Dan_M
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rods fitted to trees at opposite end to accept 1 x beam each

Dan_M
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one end will take a brace that will support 2 x end beams. each beam is supported at other end by 2 separate trees.the brace is held with 2 bolts. the ...

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screwing in the rods was hard yakka. I used a pipe on end of wrench for some better leverage - tedious process doing half a turn at a time up & down a ...

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Building between more than 1 tree means there are issues with tree movement in the wind. if treehouse is bolted to more than one tree; movement in win ...

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as I'm building between more than one tree; there has to be an allowance for trees to move in the wind. If the treehouse was solidly bolted to all 3 t ...

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Hi All,well after binge-watching just about every episode of 'Treehouse Masters', buying the book, and also scouring Youtube for related video; I've b ...

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