Outside, the couple clad the house with a rain screen of strips of spruce to create a “modern rustic barn.” The extra-deep sills of the first-floor window become a bench on the outside and a shelf on the inside. Photo by Aya Brackett.
ladies, it's time for She Sheds. She Sheds are the female equivalent of the man cave, except (obviously) better. It's a place for a woman to relax and do her thang, without men (or children) around. It's her place to decorate, enjoy …
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Jeff Shelden, an architect and son of a forest ranger, modeled the design of his Montana cabin after a forest service lookout tower. To build the cabin he used wood from an old train trestle, local stone, and reclaimed steel from a nearby farm.