People who know and work with Pete Nelson describe him as a tree whisperer but for his part, Nelson lets the trees do the talking. This world-renowned treehouse builder and his team of craftsmen -- including his son Charlie -- create incredible homes and businesses in nature's canopy using a combination of science and art. The team works to help clients realize their aspirations by creating both sky-high, multi-bedroom treehouses with elaborate kitchens and bathrooms as well as simpler, more peaceful one-room escapes.
Pete Nelson surprises two lucky winners by repairing and renovating their existing treehouses from top to bottom.
Pete Nelson explores ingenious treehouse designs and engineering feats of builders the world over. At the end of his adventure, he embarks on his very own epic treehouse engineering repair.
Pete comes to western Washington to create a 20-foot high treehouse built for action. Thrills include a 55-foot-long bouncy-bridge entryway and a zip line through the surrounding forest.
From a manta ray-shaped wonderland in the Thai jungle to a spirit-soothing hideaway nestled in Australia's wilderness, Pete Nelson explores treehouses that tap into the mind, body and spirit.
Pete Nelson gifts his daughter Emily and her boyfriend Patrick, a NTS carpenter, with the ultimate housewarming gift -- a treehouse of their very own. He turns a piece of Nelson family history into a Moroccan marvel nested nearly 35 feet off the ground.
Pete and his team take on a sticky challenge and reinvent the classic single-tree treehouse, building a breathtaking and whimsical beehive structure soaring 30-feet high in a majestic Douglas fir.
Pete finds the perfect treehouse spot in West Seattle for a couple seeking a meditation space. The NTS team channels their chakras, creating a healing space 20 feet up in a twisting pair of maples that's fit for both humans and four-legged friends alike.
Pete Nelson and his team head to the Platte River Valley area of eastern Nebraska to build a magical, towering treetop castle for a family that has decided to never grow up.
Pete designs a ski chalet treehouse that glistens as bright as the freshest powder atop a black diamond run! This 20-foot high winter retreat features a secret bedroom and a double-sided fireplace that keeps guests warm both inside and out.
Pete Nelson and his brigade de cuisine cook up a dining room treehouse for a French-inspired restaurant. Surrounded by fields of red poppies, this soaring space is nestled in a giant live oak and will make guests feel like they're eating in the Provence countryside.
Pete pushes his design-skills to create an owl-inspired treehouse library in Charlotte, North Carolina. Evoking the face of the bird and using all sorts of curves, including rounded walls and semi-circle bookcases, the crew constructs a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Pete embarks on a treehouse vacation to the pine forests of Scandinavia, stopping first at the magical TreeTop Hotel in Norway. He then heads to the Swedish treetops and takes a swim in a frozen lake, before checking in at the renowned Treehotel.
When singer, songwriter and ukulele marvel Grace VanderWaal won "America's Got Talent," she said she wanted a "sick" treehouse, and Pete heard her loud and clear. He and his crew build not one, but two treehouses for the teenage musical wonder.
Pete and the team tackle a treehouse for two tastemakers in Maine. Featuring a full wall of windows that opens up to the outdoors and a towering rooftop crow's nest, this could be Pete's coolest treehouse ever built!
Pete Nelson and his team head to New Jersey to build a luxurious, Adirondack-style campers' retreat for an outdoor-loving couple. Glamping features include a screened-in porch, a floating barbecue deck and a cozy hanging bed.
Pete is back in Texas to build a sophisticated, sleek and chic treehouse in the heart of Dallas. Daryl and the NTS team put treehouse engineering to the ultimate test at Washington State University.
Pete takes on his first international project in breathtaking Norway. Teaming up with a local builder, he creates a one-of-a-kind retreat that sleeps eight and offers stunning views of a nearby lake.
Pete builds a barn-like birdhouse retreat on a Wisconsin couple's 100-acre farm. Separate pods include an art studio, an office and a lounge, plus a screened-in porch overlooking their stable of alpacas.
Pete Nelson heads to Wisconsin to build a rustic treehouse on the banks of the Mississippi River for a family with three rambunctious daughters. Pete captures the spirit of an old riverboat using reclaimed materials to create a large deck, cozy interior space and a classic ship's ladder for easy access.