How to Build a Treehouse

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Online

£ 120 - (141 )
IVA inc.

Información importante

  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Online
  • Duración:
    4 Weeks
  • Cuándo:
    A elegir
Descripción

On this course you will be given a creative insight into how to build your own treehouse from a simple platform type to a fairy castle. The course covers the planning, technology and simple principles needed to design a treehouse that meets your needs, along with ideas and practical skills that will enable you to build it.

You will also be shown ways to tackle most of the situations that you are likely to meet, in planning a treehouse and inventive ways of solving the problems associated with this fascinating activity.

During this course I will give you all the information that you will need to make a basic treehouse, one that will be adaptable enough for your tree to make its own, and for you to elaborate on to make a glorious treehouse. I will also offer suggestions on creative ways of customising your structure. We will cover design considerations, making platforms for the three basic types of tree, materials, fastenings and safety issues.

Información importante
¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

On completion of this course you will have designed you own tree house on paper and have the knowledge and expertise to construct and build it.

Instalaciones y fechas

Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

Inicio Ubicación
A elegir
Online

¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Design
Planning
Platforms
Beams
Trees
Joists
Treehouse
Spanning Multiple Trees

Temario

Each lesson starts with a video from your expert tutor, which you can watch whenever you like. When you’re ready, you can practice what you’ve learned with an assignment which unlocks the next lesson.

1.   1  Choosing your space, planning your structure  ~30 mins 2 hours

In the first week, we'll understand how to choose a suitable tree, the principles of attaching structures to trees, and ways to approach designing a treehouse, the creative process, understanding safety, how to design and beginning the construction process for building the perfect treehouse.

2.   2  Building your platform (working through a single-trunked platform example)  ~30 mins 2 hours

 Building your platform (working through a single-trunked platform example).  This time we will get more specific and begin to run through the process of constructing a treehouse starting with the platform.

3.   3  Beams & Joists, and spanning multiple trees  ~30 mins 2 hours

Beams & Joists, and spanning multiple trees.  It's time to take care of the platforms width and add some joists.

4.   4  Making the fantasy a reality  ~30 mins 2 hours

The superstructure, entry point, hatches and doors, the ladder, and keeping it safe.

 

Información adicional

Take your time, or do it all at once, it’s up to you

Want to do this when the kids have gone to sleep? That’s fine. Or prefer to do it all in one weekend, that’s fine too. As soon as you’ve started your course you will have access to your first lesson. Each lesson has one video and an optional assignment. As soon as you’ve submitted your first assignment that unlocks the next video. But don’t worry if life gets in the way, and you don’t get a chance to finish your assignment, we’ll always release your next video after a week so you can still get access to the expert advice. Each video of around 30 minutes long and assignments tend to take about 1-2 hours