Corbin Dunn
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The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Interior Shots – part 10

Here I am with my velour sweater. I loved velour and I’d scour all the vintage and used clothing stores to find them. I’d buy them even if they were too big for me. I... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Close Exterior Shots – part 9

More photos! Coming into the treehouse:     The back deck, with lots of plants starting to grow:
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The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Exterior Views – part 8

I’m still converting pages over. Here are a *lot* of pictures from back in 2000. It is hard to imagine that this was 18 years ago.
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – Furnished – part 7

I’m still converting old web pages from the late 90’s to a “modern” WordPress format. Here are some pictures from 8/26/1999! I had just tossed in some furniture and was planning to move in that... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – Before Move In Day – part 6

These are from 8/16/1999. The day before I moved into my treehouse. I spent about 5 years in the treehouse before moving out. It survived 10 years before falling to the ground.   
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – The Interior Comes Along – part 5

Just a page of pictures that I posted to my site back on May 6th, 1999.   This is a picture of the stairs going up to the house. The railing is made of some... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – Outside Pictures – part 4

The is a continuation on my series reminiscing about the second treehouse that I built. Previously, I showed initial design, construction starting, and then the house starting to appear.  Back in May 1999 I put... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – A House Appears – part 3

Here are some pictures that come from April 6th, 1999. I started construction of this treehouse back in 1998, but it took me about a year to complete it. I recall that my dad got... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 1998 – Construction Begins – part 2

This is a continuation of The Second Treehouse in 1998 – part 1. Once I had the floor layout I could start building the treehouse. The entire process took about a year from start to... [read more]
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The Second Treehouse in 1998 – Why and the Floor – part 1

Back in about 1998 I decided to build a proper treehouse to live in. A lot of this information comes from my website back in the early 2000’s when I documented the build process, and... [read more]
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My First Treehouse (pt2) 1997

This is a continuation of “My First Treehouse”. Below are some pictures I scanned of it back in 1997. All text is written by me back then. —   I scanned these pics that I... [read more]
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My First Treehouse (pt1) 1992

I’m converting some of my old website into proper blog entries.  Below is some text that I wrote back in 1992 when I was 14 years old and made my first website. All phrases and... [read more]
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Some amazing treehouses

A friend pointed me to a link on MNN with some amazing treehouses. That led me to Romero Studios. They have built some quit amazing treehouse structures, such as the screen shot below. Check them... [read more]
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Treehouse Fall Down – Video

This is a follow up to the last post where I posted pictures.
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Treehouse Fall Down – Pictures

The main part of my old treehouse fell down quite some time ago. however, the walls were left standing until a while ago when they finally fell too. Here’s a few pictures. I’ll post a... [read more]
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Talking Treehouses on Irish Radio

Tom Dunne of newstalk 106-108 FN in Ireland called me at 4:30 in the morning one friday to talk about treehouses. You can listen to the recording: Go to http://media.newstalk.ie/listenback/, then Tom Dunne, Archive, March... [read more]
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The Circular Treehouse: Zip Line and Finishing

Ah, some pictures and details I meant to post ages ago. Building stairs for the treehouse: Accessories for the zip line: And me installing it:
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The Circular Treehouse: Zip Line to the Treehouse Video

I’m still working on it, but here’s a short video of some of it.
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The Circular Treehouse – Platform Sneak Peak

Well! Today I finished the base platform. This is all I’m planning on doing for the “event” (edited in 2018). Well, this and adding stairs. Sometime I may turn it into a real treehouse with... [read more]
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The Circular Treehouse – Beam Install

The first step was to install the top brackets. Well, first had to get the proper bolts. I wanted to use 3/4″ thick (radius) by 8″ long lag bolts — galvanized to support the weather.... [read more]
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The Circular Treehouse – Bracket Fabrication

I bought some 4” wide by 1/4” thick steel from SIMS metal in San Jose with the intent on using it to make brackets. Now, 4” would be perfect if I used 4x4s for the... [read more]
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The Circular Treehouse – Updated Plans

I decided to redo my “special event” treehouse concept. I wanted something far enough out in front of the trees to suffice as a proper area to stand for the ceremony, and the typical umbrella... [read more]
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Tree Top Builders

I would like to give a big thanks to Dan Wright, from Tree Top Builders out in PA. Dan has been building some amazing treehouses for quite some time and is well experienced in the... [read more]
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My treehouse fell down!

Well, a few weeks ago it finally happened. My treehouse fell down! Well, not entirely; about 3/4 of the floor fell out. I took a few pictures with my iPhone; I’ll probably be going back... [read more]
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The Circular Treehouse: Building a New Treehouse

(Update in 2018, I edited this content a bit. I had made this for a special event with my previous partner, and decided to reword some things mainly for my own sanity). I decided to... [read more]
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Pete Nelson’s latest treehouse

From his blog: http://petenelson.wordpress.com/2009/01/05/a-treehouse-north-of-seattle-2/ Just amazing, as usual!
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The Canopy Cathedral « The Treehouse Guy

An amazing new Treehouse by Peter Nelson. [From The Canopy Cathedral « The Treehouse Guy]
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Peter Nelson’s Treehouse Blog

I just ran across a great blog, Peter Nelson’s The Treehouse Guy. He wrote several great treehouse books, some of which were the inspiration to make my own treehouse.
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French Treehouse

Some guys who made a cool treehouse in france emailed me a link to their site: http://www.cabanepassion.fr/index_eng.htm The treehouse is great! They have a spiral staircase and a lift custom made out of steel: http://www.cabanepassion.fr/acces-cabane-perchee_eng.htm... [read more]
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House for rent (that has my treehouse on it) in Corralitos, ca

Most of my family lives in Hawaii, but they still have a house over here in Corralitos, Santa Cruz County, California. My dad decided we should rent it out, so it will be available (starting... [read more]
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Artisan Tree & Treehouse

I’ve always loved treehouses, and eventually I hope to build a few more on my property. Until then, I’ll have to live vicariously through other treehouse builders. Steve Chmielnicki, of Rosemont, PA, is an excellent... [read more]
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