Monday, August 10, 2009

Tree House

Mr. Non-Builder here, who is fortunate to make a living with his mouth instead of his hands, actually built a tree house for the kids this past weekend.

The project started long ago with the persistent pestering of my daughter Valerie (pictured in center). For months, she begged for a tree house. When she found a free pile of old barn wood, the project was underway.

I did get some much needed help! Thanks to Jerome (for wood), Jeff (for circular saw and level), Jake (for 4 1/2 hours of help and advise), and Mark at Rice County Builders (for help and advise on the ladder).

Yes, I am proud of myself. And the kids are excited.

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4 comments:

Melissa Weis said...

I'm proud of you, too! As always!!
Melissa

Jill said...

Beware of falling hammers when standing under a treehouse. (childhood memory for Ted)

Trey Darbonne said...

I'm sure they'll have great memories in it, but none as cool as the memory of seeing it built by Dad! Great job, Ted!

travlr said...

Looks great Ted. After this who knows what you will build