Tree House Number 2: The Walls Go Up

The foundations are in place, the floor is down so next the walls go up…

The floor to ceiling windows were made as units of four in the workshop then held in place until the walls are built to support them.

Tree house walls start to go up

Tree house walls start to go up

Didymus practicing building by interlocking planks at the corners (just in case we need to know this technique in the future …. stay tuned wood lovers…).

Interlocking at the corners

Interlocking planks at the corners

 

We layered shinda (string) in-between the planks to provide a first form of gap closing / draft proofing for where planks were not perfectly machined.

Placing string between each plank

Placing string between each plank

 

Front door frame with lintel

Front door frame with lintel

 

Delight and Edmore wall building

Delight and Edmore wall building

 

You get the idea now!

You get the idea now!

 

Tree house north wall at sunset

Tree house north wall at sunset

 

Back door frame facing west

Tree house back door frame facing west

 

Looking out of the window in Nyanga direction

Looking out of the window in Nyanga direction (west)

 

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