Table of contents for Treehouses and playhouses you can build / David and Jeanie Stiles.

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Contents
Acknowledgments 8
Introduction 9
Chapter 1: Basic Building Information 13
Tools, lumber and materials
Sawhorses
How to saw through a piece of lumber 
Bolts, nails and screws 
"Secret" glue 
Posts 
Railings (rope and branch) 
Doors and windows
Skylights 
Loft
Chapter 2: Building a Treehouse
 "Planned" structures vs. "Build as You Go"
Tree expansion and tree movement
Installing lag screws
Threaded rod 
Flexible connections
Rope, knots, chain, wire rope, cable and turnbuckles
Beams and braces
Access to treehouse
Flexible collars 
Chapter 3: Three Treehouse Designs
(with step-by-step instructions)
Basic Treehouse
Treeless Treehouse
Hobbit Treehouse 
Chapter 4: Four Playhouse Designs
(with step-by-step instructions)
Playhouse Introduction
Pie-rat Ship Playhouse
Pie-rat Ship party
Pirate speak
Pirate's cutlass 
Victorian Playhouse
Hobbit Playhouse
Shed Playhouse
Chapter 5: Accessories
Ladder hoist
Simple swings
Speak easy
Zip line
Message board 
Secret lock box
Trash box
Crow's nest
Bridges
Drawbridge
Secret escape hatch
Hoists
Pulleys and baskets
Pirate ship accessories
Chapter 6: Fantasy Play Structures
Meditation Tree Hut
Delta Wing Space Vehicle
Dragon Playhouse
Jet Racer
Swinging Treehouse
Playhouse headboard
Suspended Monster Playhouse
Accessible playground ideas for all children
 
Chapter 7: Photography Section
Chapter 8: Resources
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Tree houses.
Children's playhouses.