Thursday, May 26, 2011
Toy Fairy Treehouse
I have had a few people ask about the boys' toy treehouse & how we made it so I thought I would make a quick how-to post that included some of the details.
To start off, we cut off a 2 foot branch from a fallen tree. It is important to make sure the branch has several off-shoot branches and that there are no bug holes, which would compromise the stability of the branch once it is upright.
For the base, we used a heavy particle board. Unfortunately, our base proved to be too soft and the branch wobbled. I would recommend using a heavy hard wood, as little children tend lean on the treehouse as they play with it.
I used paper to make a template for the platforms and cut them out of a 1/2 inch hardwood board. Then came the fun details:
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