#treehousefriday: Sunrise Day Camp Clubhouse

#treehousefriday: Sunrise Day Camp Clubhouse

Pete was honored to build this communal treehouse at Sunrise Day Camp in New York, a free summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings. The idea behind the treehouse was to connect campers with nature and give them plenty of space for carefree play and exploration. It was a real privilege to create some treehouse magic for these amazing kids. Read on for the full photo tour...

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#treehousefriday: Mindbending Silver Maple Treehouse

#treehousefriday: Mindbending Silver Maple Treehouse

This stunning treehouse is nestled in seven branches of a single silver maple tree and boasts sweeping views of Lake Chelan in Washington State. Our wonderful clients, Rick and Debbie, asked for a whimsical space where their family could admire the surrounding scenery, play, and relax together. This treehouse looks like it came to life from the pages of a fairytale! Read on for the photo tour...

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National Safety Stand-Down Week

National Safety Stand-Down Week

Nelson Treehouse and Supply is a proud participant in this year's National Safety Stand-Down week. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, "A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about safety." Nelson Treehouse is committed to improving the safety of all and is proud to partake in this important safety training week. #StandDown4Safety

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#treehousefriday: Nelson Family Treehouse

#treehousefriday: Nelson Family Treehouse

This build was an especially memorable experience since it was for Pete's daughter, Emily, and her husband, Patrick! To make it even more special, Pete repurposed the much-beloved Bird Blind (a treehouse from TreeHouse Point), transporting the entire structure from its original location to Emily and Patrick's home. Take the photo tour of this enchanting, transplanted treehouse...

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Where Treehouse Wood Comes From: Bruce's Oso Mill

Where Treehouse Wood Comes From: Bruce's Oso Mill

Meet Bruce Blacker, the owner of Wild Edge Woods in the small town of Oso, WA. Bruce's mill specializes in large reclaimed timber and produces live-edged slabs and other lumber imbued with organic character. Pete has partnered with Bruce for over 15 years, incorporating wood from Wild Edge in treehouses across the country. Plus, Pete helped build Bruce a gorgeous riverside treehouse! Read on for the story behind much of our treehouse wood...

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Behind the Design: Rolf Hefti's Artwork

Behind the Design: Rolf Hefti's Artwork

Rolf Hefti is an essential member of our prefabrication crew and a talented artist, with diverse artistic experience ranging from murals to wood carving, from tattoos to pencil drawings. We're featuring one of Rolf's intricate drawings on popular Be in a Tree apparel - read on to learn the story behind the design...

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#treehousefriday: Single Spruce Treehome

#treehousefriday: Single Spruce Treehome

Nestled 25 feet high in a single gargantuan Sitka spruce, this treehouse contains every amenity you'd want in a home. Pete and the crew had a blast building on the scenic Oregon coast and integrating innovative treehouse technology pioneered by Brazilian builder Ricardo Brunelli. Read on for the full photo tour...

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#treehousefriday: Fairytale Cottage Treehouse

#treehousefriday: Fairytale Cottage Treehouse

Pete and the crew had a magical time building this treehouse getaway for sisters Rhonda and Roxanne, and Roxanne's husband, Jeff, near Omaha, Nebraska. Pete tackled the sisters' requests with zeal to create a playful yet relaxing treehouse retreat. In the end, Rhonda and Roxanne's treehouse looks like it walked out from the pages of a fairytale! Read on for the full photo tour...

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Arborwear's Honest, Hardworking (and Hilarious) Clothing

Arborwear's Honest, Hardworking (and Hilarious) Clothing

People often ask us which brands and products our treehouse masters love. Arborwear is one of those brands - we've been longtime fans of the company's durable and flexible workwear. Arborwear pants can handle the gnarliest of treehouse builds! We spoke with Arborwear's Rob Paradise to get the lowdown on the company's history, humor, and hardworking clothes. Read on for the interview...

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#treehousefriday: High Noon Saloon Treehouse

#treehousefriday: High Noon Saloon Treehouse

Yeehaw! This Wild West-themed treehouse was a real daisy of a project. It tickled us to build for our friend and electrician Walker and his wife, Lara, on their purdy property in Western Washington State. Read on to learn more about this outlaw's hideaway treehouse...

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#treehousefriday: Camo Treehouse

#treehousefriday: Camo Treehouse

Can you spot the treehouse? Clad in camouflage paint and nestled 15 feet high in a circular grove of hackberry trees, this treehouse blends seamlessly into its surroundings. While it might look tough from the outside, Tedd and Janet's treehouse offers guests a comfortable and luxurious experience inside. Read on to take the full photo tour...

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Toby Maloy: 10 Things You Didn't Know

Toby Maloy: 10 Things You Didn't Know

Meet Toby, an accomplished Project Manager with Nelson Treehouse and Supply. Learn what project management entails (hint: it's an incredibly important piece of the treehouse puzzle!), and find out how Toby keeps pushing the craft of treehouse building forward.

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#treehousefriday: Frio River Texas Treehouse

#treehousefriday: Frio River Texas Treehouse

Built on the bank of the Frio River in Leakey, Texas, this beauty boasts the longest bridge Nelson Treehouse has ever included in a treehouse. Pete was honored to help create this special place, and was inspired by our clients' commitment to bringing their family together to play and dream. This Texas-sized treehouse is the largest Pete has built to date!

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The Easiest Way to Build the Coolest Treehouse

The Easiest Way to Build the Coolest Treehouse

Are you as excited about springtime as we are? Have the warmer weather and longer days got you itching to get outside and start building your dream treehouse? We know that feeling and we're here to help!

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Meet Pete Nelson and Tour TreeHouse Point for a Great Cause!

Meet Pete Nelson and Tour TreeHouse Point for a Great Cause!

Come take a tour of the iconic TreeHouse Point treehouses on Sunday, April 16 and meet Pete Nelson, the Treehouse Master, afterward! 100% of the ticket sales from this special benefit tour will be donated to the Raging River Conservation Group.

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The Dreamiest Dinner - Transplant Traveler and Chef Ryan Ross at TreeHouse Point

The Dreamiest Dinner - Transplant Traveler and Chef Ryan Ross at TreeHouse Point

Treehouses, good company, and great food - what could be a dreamier way to spend an evening? Last month, TreeHouse Point had the good fortune to partner with Transplant Traveler to host an exclusive one-night treehouse getaway featuring a luxury seven course dinner curated by Chef Ryan Ross. Read on to get the full story and find out what was on the menu...

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