As a young youngster (or perhaps even an adult) who hasn’t dreamed of living tree houses? Taking treehouses a single step further is Ethan Schlussler of Sandpoint, Idaho, who constructed this clever bicycle-powered treehouse elevator to make it easier to reach his nearly 30-foot-higher treehouse. Hit the “Continue reading…” for a video of the elevator in action.
“I got tired of climbing a ladder 6 and a half million occasions a day, so I made a bicycle powered elevator to solve this issue,”
“It was originally a 20-one thing speed bicycle, but first gear wasn’t slow enough, so I cut the massive sprocket off the front, and welded it on the rear to get a decrease gear. I also had to do away with the de-railers and make a new chain tensioner.” he writes.