This is the story of a creative young lad who invented and built his own bicycle-powered ELEVATOR to get up to his tiny treehouse cabin which is built way up in the trees. Pretty incredible!
The story goes like this… Ethan got sick of climbing the ladder dozens of times a day to and from his self-built treehouse. So he did what anyone who owns a self-built treehouse would do… (kidding?) He built a cheap DIY elevator out of a bicycle!
So now when friends visit they can simply use the ladder… Or they can have a lot more fun this way. In this post, you’re going to get to see Ethan’s DIY treehouse, his DIY elevator, and briefly, how it was done.
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Treehouse Micro Cabin with Bicycle Powered Elevator
Learn how it works and see more below:
Use the rock to hop yourself onto the bicycle:
Situate yourself and begin pedaling:
And you’re up!
Now the fun part, glide back down:
See it in action below:
Video: How it works
Video: More of How it Works (and Shots of Cabin Too)
Video: Tree House Construction
Video: Ethan’s Zip Line
Want to stay in touch with Ethan? You can subscribe to his YouTube channel.
[Thanks Ethan for creating and sharing this and Ralph for sending this to us!]
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