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mjkworldwide
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mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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The kids never asked for a tree house - but I decided to build them one anyway (perhaps that says more about me than them!)Crafted mostly from an old ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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October 2022

Hi @EricL and @MitchellMc The 'tree platform' build is progressing! I did have a structural concern which I was hoping you might be able to get some ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

@EricL - any thoughts on this wood type?

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

I now have most of the structure up and was hoping for a bit of advice on floor joists for the decking. I intend to have 4-5 joists supported from jo ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

Thanks @EricL I’m not using particularly powerful tools however it does seem like a fair slog to saw and drill through it. It also has a very fragran ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

Also - any guesses on what type of timber it might be. Cedar?

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

@MitchellMc and @EricL - thanks for all your help so far. Project is progressing well and I have another question! I have notched the 150x150 posts s ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
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June 2022

Thanks Mitchell - the renders are very helpful. Do you recommend through bolts or would long structural timber screws be ok?

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Bunnings Team Member EricL
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July

Hello @mjkworldwide What a fantastic treehouse, it looks very solidly built. It looks very well thought out and the stencils are a neat touch. The ...

Renowayoflife
Becoming a Leader
July

wow this looks amazing. I bet the kids are absolutely loving it!!懶

Noelle
Amassing an Audience
July

What a terrific tree house, @mjkworldwide ! Hours of fabulous play and kids' imaginations will make this a very worthwhile addition to the backyard!

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
October 2022

Hi @mjkworldwide, Any holes in a beam will affect its structural integrity to some extent. Do I think you've affected the structural integrity of th ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
June 2022

Hi @mjkworldwide Your assessment is correct, the weight of the beams has now been transferred onto the post which is the ideal method to put this to ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
11 replies
June 2022

Through bolts will provide more rigidity, but I think you'll be fine with coach bolts @mjkworldwide. In my opinion, you are already overengineering ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
13 replies
June 2022

Hi @mjkworldwide, I'd suggest one of the two orientations I've rendered below. In your drawing, there is only a limited amount of space to put the b ...

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mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
3 replies

The kids never asked for a tree house - but I decided to build them one anyway (perhaps that says more about me than them!)Crafted mostly from an old ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
1 reply
October 2022

Hi @EricL and @MitchellMc The 'tree platform' build is progressing! I did have a structural concern which I was hoping you might be able to get some ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
1 reply
June 2022

I now have most of the structure up and was hoping for a bit of advice on floor joists for the decking. I intend to have 4-5 joists supported from jo ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
10 replies
June 2022

@MitchellMc and @EricL - thanks for all your help so far. Project is progressing well and I have another question! I have notched the 150x150 posts s ...

mjkworldwide
Growing in Experience
16 replies
June 2022

Thanks so much Eric - very helpful. The lap joint looks very good. As a more simple solution - if I was to butt joint the frame and then install the p ...

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