For those of you interested in the tiny house movement, there’s no shortage of historic precedent for small, attractive homes. The average size of an American single-family home has grown exponentially over the years, but most of our ancestors managed to live in what we now consider pretty small homes. Take this small house inContinue Reading
Sometimes you need to get out of the sun by don’t want to leave the pool side. This sturdy, permanent wood pavilion makes a lovely yard accent as well as the perfect setting for sipping your favorite tropical cocktail, complete with mini umbrella. This design can easily be adapted to a pool cabana/ changing areaContinue Reading
Pavilion in the National Register-listed Saratoga Spa State Park along the Karista Trail. I don’t know the specifics for this particular pavilion, but much of the Park was built out in the 1930s as precursors to WPA type projects. To read some history of this fascinating and gorgeous park, see http://www.saratogaspastatepark.org/history.html.
I am spending a week in my home town of Saratoga Springs, NY and have been busy snapping photos of small historic buildings (which are quite plentiful in this area) for my reference collection. Saratoga Springs has a long and interesting history of development including the Battle of Saratoga (the turning point of the RevolutionaryContinue Reading
Welcome to our new and improved Historic Shed website. We hope it showcases our work properly, answers most of your questions about our products, and is easy to navigate. And, like our sheds, we hope it looks good doing its job. The website revision solves several problems that we’ve had with the original site; weContinue Reading