Treehouse Designers Guide: Tree Top Builders

From water slides to zip lines to clubhouses in the sky, Tree Top Builders caters to your wildest imagination.
(Almost) DIY Treehouse

(Almost) DIY Treehouse

The roof of this treehouse is made of recycled material, cedar siding and handmade railings by an Amish woodworker.

Photo by: Image courtesy of Tree Top Builders

Image courtesy of Tree Top Builders

The roof of this treehouse is made of recycled material, cedar siding and handmade railings by an Amish woodworker.

Founder Dan Wright is an ISA-certified arborist, a builder and, at heart, a little boy who built his first treehouse at age eight with his father. "Throughout high school and college I worked at summer camps on challenge courses and always loved trees," he says. "I had experience in carpentry, so this seemed like a natural thing to do." Tree Top Builders offers full-service construction, consulting and design services, custom hardware and plans and workshops for the DIY treehouse builder.

Based in:

West Chester, Pennsylvania 

In the business since:



$6,000 to $50,000

Most requested design:

A basic kids treehouse with a bridge to another platform, a zipline launching out of it, a swing nearby and a crow's nest.

Wow factor:

Wright has installed everything from wood stoves and water slides to hot tubs in his treehouse projects.

Project locations:

Approximately 30 states and Canada.

Contact info:

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