Treehouse ambitions still lingering since childhood? Not sure where or how to put that dream into action?
Look no further! I promise by the end of this instructable you will be fully learn-ed on one of the central unknowns in the world of treehouse building, how to properly attach a treehouse to a tree without barraging a box of your Dad's 12 penny nails into the trunk.
Drill Forstner Hole - Bushing
Drill Auger Hole - Theads
Build Structure on TAB
Links Alternative Methods
It would be impossible to cover even a portion of the tree health category sufficiently so I've provided a number of helpful links below to get your research . If you plan to invest quite a bit of money and time into your treehouse project I recommend contacting a local arborist as they will be most up to date and knowledgeable on local species, blights, harmful fungus, pests, and characteristics of the specific species for a specific region.
Tree Health links:
Live in CA? Have an Oak? Take a look at this first!
Tree Diseases to be aware of.