'Treehouse Masters' explores creations around country

May 26, 2013 12:00 PM

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'Treehouse Masters' explores creations around country

Practically every child dreams of having a treehouse. Of course, not many kids end up making it their life's work — except for maybe Pete Nelson. The 50-year-old former homebuilder and founder of Washington state-based Nelson Treehouse and Supply has built hundreds of these arboreal retreats in 26 states and nine countries over the past 15 years.

And starting next week on the Discovery Channel's Animal Planet (Friday at 10 PM ET/PT) Treehouse Masters will show you why many who know Nelson call him "the tree whisperer." The eight-episode series will chronicle Nelson and his team of craftsmen scaling oaks, olives and hackberry trees across the...

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