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DIY Raised Fort

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This is a raised fort that was built by Dad and me a long time ago. It has a trick door and a secret entrance. The ramp was originally designed to raise and lower, but the mechanism was 100 cranks for 1 inch of raise. That would be 12,000 cranks to fully raise it! The fort is raised 10 feet off the ground. Any pictures I find of it being built I'll post. The secret door looks like a wall, (The wall on the right side of the door) but when pushed, it opens. It locks from inside with a deadbolt.

We would sleep in here with friends over, and Dad would come out and start scratching the walls and banging on the windows. Good times.
It also was the center of a lot of Airsoft battles, until I built the Airsoft course Hunter's Run in the woods. Most of the attack and defend battles were boring, because the defenders would lock themselves in the fort, and nothing could be done to get to them. The floor is covered in BBs.
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motorbreath5 years ago
idk just looks lik a tree house not a fort ive seen forts thts a tree house sick though
i'm sorry but your comment made no sense ;p
darkmuskrat6 years ago
lol, i had a box...damn, i loved that box
Now box rent is nuts
hairydevil5 years ago
this is seriously nice. mine looks like a shack, but its still cool.
nate1215 years ago
my parent never got one untill i was 10 and that one is one of those chinsy one from the store basicly a open deck with a tarp on it and now im too old for it and big for it (sigh)
Derin5 years ago
i would bust open the wall with airsoft bbs!if i were you that is then they open the window to fire then bam they get rained with ammo
Lego man6 years ago
I wish I had a treehouse in my younger days, when we actually had a tree.
xZCodmaNZx6 years ago
is that a gator
xZCodmaNZx6 years ago
cute bermese mt. gog
I love it! I never had anything this fancy. We had a little playhouse, and lots of forts built out of plywood, but nothing like this. :D
jdlink6 years ago
Neat Instructable...hey, how did you do the Flash video?...did you make the video from scratch or using a tool...thanks, Jack
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  jdlink6 years ago
Just hover your mouse over "Submit" (On the orange banner above, under the ad banner) then hit "New Slideshow" It's just like making Instructables, all you do is add pictures and a description.
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  Spl1nt3rC3ll6 years ago
Oops, when I said "pull the string to open the door" I meant window.
Cool thanks
mrmath6 years ago
THAT IS AWSOME!
Hey dude, that's a pretty sick fort. It looks awesome. Your dog looks tired. :-O Nice house dude, this Slideshow is one of the best I've seen. +1 rating.
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  GorillazMiko6 years ago
Thanks!
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