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Clear, beautifully illustrated books that show you how to build your own shed, cabin, workshop, treehouse or playhouse, as well as other backyard structures and rustic retreats. Our treehouse books also cover accessories and fun projects for kids. Materials lists and general building information are also included.

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Cabin     Cabin
A Guide to Building the Perfect Getaway
Cabins     Cabin Addition
A Guide to Building A Nature Retreat

If you are dreaming of building a simple getaway cabin, this book is full of tips and information based on decades of experience.

Designs, floor plans & building information for a variety of cabins with over 400 detailed illustrations, and color photographs.


New Book!


4th Edition

Sheds Book - 4th Edition
Sheds - 4th Edition

Treehouses, Huts & Forts
Huts and Forts

Building Small
building small

building small
Press Release

Backyard Building Treehouses and Playhouses that You Can Build Tree Houses Rustic Retreats - A Build It Yourself Guide
Backyard Building

Tree Houses

Tree Houses

Rustic Retreats

Fun Projects Workshops Forts for Kids
Fun Projects


Forts for Kids

Garden Projects Kids Furniture Storage Projects Woodworking Simplified
Garden Projects

Kid's Furniture

Storage Projects


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Books autographed by authors, David and Jeanie Stiles

Great Presents to send to your "Building Buddies"!

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Backyard Building Treehouses, Sheds, Arbors, Gates, and Other Garden Projects
Backyard accessories, the fundamentals of tools and materials, and useful tips based on questions from our readers.

Sheds The Do-It-Yourself Guide for Backyard Builders
NEW – Revised and Expanded - Everything you need to know to design and build the ultimate backyard shed.

Cabins – A Guide to building your own Nature Retreat
A cabin building manual that includes everything about building your own cabin getaway: illustrations, photographs and plans.

Workshops You Can Build - A Weekend Project Book
Workshops, home offices, pool houses: plans, illustrations and information for carpenters, writers, artists and designers.

Treehouses You Can Actually Build – A Weekend Project Book
User-friendly plans for building a treehouse in 1, 2 or 3 trees – or using posts.

Treehouses & Playhouses - You Can Build
Detailed step-by-step illustrations on building tree & play structures including a Hobbit Treehouse and a “Pie-Rat” Ship.

How to Build Treehouses, Huts & Forts
Backyard projects with easy-to-follow instructions – the perfect guidebook for kids.

Fun Projects - for You and the Kids
NEW AND REVISED – Indoor & outdoor projects for all levels of skill & experience.

Forts for Kids - Even You Can Build
Over 20 outdoor projects for kids to build in snow, sand or branches --plus a great section on building tips.

Rustic Retreats – A Build-It-Yourself Guide
Plans for weekend huts and retreats - plus a complete workbook of basic building techniques and materials.

Garden Projects
Projects with detailed plans including a garden cart, planters, a potting bench and “the Perfect Shed”.

Kids Furniture
Plans, materials lists and step-by-step illustrations for easy-to-build projects, including loft beds and storage chests.

Storage Projects
Easy-to-follow plans and illustrations for common storage problems for the bedroom, bath, kitchen, office, and garden.

Woodworking Simplified
Easy-to-follow plans and illustrations for common woodworking projects.

  Tree Houses   Treehouse Special
Order both treehouse books
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  Treehouses, Huts & Forts  

Custom Designs & Illustrations
* A Few Design Examples
* Architectural Renderings
* Custom Design & Building
* Backyard Buildings
* Treehouse & Playhouse Design
* Technical Illustrations
* Hand Drawn Maps

User-friendly Plans
* Garden Projects
* Downloadable Shed Plans
* Downloadable Treehouse Plans
* Kids' Furniture
* Kids' Projects
* Storage Projects
* Toolbox Plans FREE
* Door File Storage Plans FREE
* Woodworking Projects
Build-it-Yourself Books
* Building Small
* Backyard Building
* Cabin
* Cabins
* Forts for Kids
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* Treehouses, Huts & Forts
* Rustic Retreats
* Sheds
* Treehouses
* Treehouses and Playhouses
* Workshops
* Garden Projects
* Kids' Furniture
* Storage Projects
* Woodworking Simplified
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