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(Gothamist)   Worst. Treehouse. Ever... is actually pretty cool   (gothamist.com) divider line 66
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2013-04-04 01:36:39 PM
Sort of stretches the definition a bit, doesn't it?
 
2013-04-04 01:54:30 PM

MaxxLarge: Sort of stretches the definition a bit, doesn't it?


To be fair, it's constructed mostly of debris from Sandy, so it's not exactly like they could make something extremely structurally sound. It's more of a tree gazebo.
 
2013-04-04 01:54:48 PM
It's giving me a woody
 
2013-04-04 01:55:30 PM
Unless it's in a tree you can't call it a tree house. By this definition I live in a tree house too, my house has wood in it.
 
2013-04-04 01:55:49 PM
Pretty cool in the same way that girls featured in the Daily Mail are pretty hot.
 
2013-04-04 01:56:16 PM
It's like the mullet equivalent of the treehouse world - short and well-groomed in the center, and unkempt phoned-in redneck chaos in the periphery
 
2013-04-04 01:56:46 PM
Isn't it rumored that George Washington chewed his food with a treehouse?
 
2013-04-04 01:57:40 PM
I'd go with hot.  As in, the best use of that thing is to torch it and have a biatchin bonfire.
 
2013-04-04 01:57:43 PM

PonceAlyosha: It's more of a tree gazebo.


Treezebo is my new band name
 
2013-04-04 01:58:16 PM
It really is awful.
 
2013-04-04 02:00:30 PM
It's art you stupid philistines Gothamist staffers.
 
2013-04-04 02:00:41 PM
Submitter is wrong. This is neither a tree house nor is it even remotely cool.

fark it looks like they just nailed up a bunch of shiatty wood at a stupid angle all around a gazebo.

Builder fail.

Sorry submitter, I don't blame you, well not a lot at least... but this is just ugh.
 
2013-04-04 02:01:25 PM

OtitisMEDIA: PonceAlyosha: It's more of a tree gazebo.

Treezebo is my new band name


You could go with Treealzebub if you want to make it a gothic death metal band.
 
2013-04-04 02:03:30 PM
I think "giant bird nest for homeless people" is more accurate than "tree house."
 
2013-04-04 02:03:30 PM
GIS for best tree house:

1.bp.blogspot.com

www.elledecor.com
 
2013-04-04 02:04:04 PM
I'm glad God didn't ask them to build the ark.
 
2013-04-04 02:05:43 PM
Did they hire a bunch of homeless people for a bottle of Night Train per day to build that?

Best case scenario, someone accidentally burns it down trying to smoke meth in it.
 
2013-04-04 02:09:03 PM
PonceAlyosha: It's more of a tree gazebo.

Wasn't Treega Zeebo one of the background guys in the Cantina scene?
 
2013-04-04 02:09:20 PM
From an OHS/liability angle, I can see a lot of dangerous pointy wooden spikes sticking out all over the place.

It will have to come with a sign saying "Do Not Climb."
 
2013-04-04 02:10:10 PM

OtitisMEDIA: PonceAlyosha: It's more of a tree gazebo.

Treezebo is my new band name


blogs.orlandosentinel.com

Amen.
 
2013-04-04 02:10:38 PM

Langdon_777: From an OHS/liability angle, I can see a lot of dangerous pointy wooden spikes sticking out all over the place.

It will have to come with a sign saying "Do Not Climb."


It reminds me of Orc towers in warcraft 2.
 
2013-04-04 02:10:39 PM
You mean XXII, subby?
 
2013-04-04 02:11:07 PM
New York: irrelevant to anyone but New Yorkers.
 
2013-04-04 02:11:15 PM
 
2013-04-04 02:11:56 PM
that thing looks like a bonfire waiting to happen.
 
2013-04-04 02:15:59 PM
i14.photobucket.com
 
2013-04-04 02:22:37 PM
We had an awesome thing built.  It wasn't quite a treehouse but a series of platforms.  There were four perfect trees.  I think they were douglass firs and well over 100 feet high.  It was weird but they were equally spaced and grew straight.  Before I was born someone had built a frame of 2x4's and nailed marine plywood onto it and screwed it into the trees about 10 feet up with a square of plywood cut out of the corner and 2x4's screwed into the tree as a ladder.  By the time I was a teen in the 80's it gained 4 more platforms each 10 feet higher.  By the time I left it had 9 total.  When you were standing on the top platform and the wind was blowing good it would scare the crap out of you.  I wonder if it is still there.  It used to be quite the party place.
 
2013-04-04 02:23:27 PM
I'm a bit partial to my own

www.shepfarm.com
 
2013-04-04 02:23:34 PM
My first impression:
blogelodeon.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-04-04 02:28:56 PM
That is some very efficient use of materials. Buckminster Fuller would be proud.
 
2013-04-04 02:30:20 PM
Tree house needs a roof. Or it's just a platform.
It needs to be in a tree, supported by a tree, or it's just a pile of lumber.
 
2013-04-04 02:31:32 PM
Surprised nobody here mentioned the builder's name:

Roderick Romero adds to the exterior of Sandy Remix.
 
2013-04-04 02:32:27 PM
Best I ever built was wove out of a live willow and a bunch of other willow branches I'd collected.

If I'm ever as inventive again as I was at nine years old, Ima be farking rich.
 
2013-04-04 02:32:28 PM

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: GIS for best tree house:

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 375x319]

[www.elledecor.com image 625x500]


If has a supporting structure attached to the ground, it's not a real tree house.
 
2013-04-04 02:34:15 PM

TreehouseEngineer: I'm a bit partial to my own

[www.shepfarm.com image 404x604]


That is awesome. Do you have more pics? Like the inside too maybe?
 
2013-04-04 02:37:55 PM
lh4.ggpht.com
 
2013-04-04 02:38:11 PM
Tree-ficta is close at hand.
 
2013-04-04 02:39:03 PM
i.imgur.com

Pfft, whatever n00bs!
 
2013-04-04 02:39:45 PM
That is not a treehouse.

That is a nestzebo.
 
2013-04-04 02:39:56 PM

PonceAlyosha: MaxxLarge: Sort of stretches the definition a bit, doesn't it?

To be fair, it's constructed mostly of debris from Sandy


It looks like Sandy constructed it.
 
2013-04-04 02:41:10 PM
Lots of treehouse in the news these days
 
2013-04-04 02:46:01 PM
upload.wikimedia.org

Pretty much every treehouse after the first four or five.
 
2013-04-04 02:49:34 PM

TreehouseEngineer: I'm a bit partial to my own

[www.shepfarm.com image 404x604]


MOAR!
 
2013-04-04 02:58:42 PM
not a treehouse...
also not a gazebo...

debris deck.
flotsam platform.
duck blind.
future fire pit.
 
2013-04-04 03:00:43 PM
3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-04-04 03:02:32 PM
I like the outside. I dislike the inside. It needs a roof.
 
2013-04-04 03:04:07 PM

OtitisMEDIA: PonceAlyosha: It's more of a tree gazebo.

Treezebo is my new band name


http://treehouses.com/treehouse/treesort/zeboin.html

Got busy in this treezebo once, pretty damn cool.
 
2013-04-04 03:06:24 PM
encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com

Now THIS is a treehouse. Er.. treehouses.
 
2013-04-04 03:17:25 PM
Here's a real tree house:

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-04-04 03:17:50 PM
Looks more like a roothouse.
 
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