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fern house in summer

Sleeping cabin with screens, clear roof and hanging bed in Vermont by Robert Swinburne Architect LLC plans available.
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August 1, 2012
cirick wrote:
What do you do with the bed when it rains - It looks like there is no roof
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jtinjt
Polycarbonate panels
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Clark Moffatt
I've used Suntuf on a shed . You attach it in a similar fashion to sheet metal roofing.
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Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to 10 Small Structures That Whisper of Wonder
Like a Fay Jones chapel, this screened sleeping space celebrates its simple, wood-frame structure while it nestles itself in the woods. What a nice place to sleep in the outdoors when weather permits.
Show where the Scoutmaster sleeps. For a slightly more luxurious than usual take on sleeping in the great outdoors, I love the idea of constructing a screened shelter just steps from the backdoor. You can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, minus the bugs and tent setup drama.
11. Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.

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Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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11. Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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11. Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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August 18, 2014
vermont sleeping shed
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Cool idea get the plans!
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August 18, 2014
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Faye Jones would approve
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August 17, 2014
I love the idea of sleeping under the stars, sans bugs
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August 17, 2014
Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon.Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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August 17, 2014
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August 17, 2014
11. Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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http://www.swinburnearchitect.com/ A sleeping shed
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think of the night sounds you could hear in this room!
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Sleeping shed
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A sleeping shed is a cool idea, we could even build a dual-purpose structure that we used as a sleeping shed in the summertime and a greenhouse in the winter.
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August 17, 2014
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My kind of camping!
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11. Consider a sleeping shed instead. Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would approve. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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August 17, 2014
Shed
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August 17, 2014
I love the height, the pitch of the roof, the airiness and light. I'll like to build one of these for myself in the shady garden, and one for my chickens too! I looked for the plans on Bob Swinburne's website, but in the project catalog it says he build it without plans.
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August 17, 2014
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Architect Bob Swinburne took the sleeping porch to a whole new level, creating a sleeping cabin perched among the ferns on his Vermont property. The cabin has a polycarbonate roof that offers a view of the stars and moon. Plans for the shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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August 17, 2014
My dream bed for Summer. Perfect for counting shooting stars
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August 17, 2014
sleeping shed! pavilion?!
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August 17, 2014
Plans for the sleeping shed are available on Swinburne’s website.
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Rustic outdoor sleeping porch
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Everything:)
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sleeping shed with view to stars and moon!
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August 17, 2014
Consider taking the shed down to bare bones!
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August 17, 2014
OK, its not a kitchen, but I always envisioned Kent building one of these in his backyard. :D
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Sleeping room
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August 16, 2014
guest sleeping idea
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August 16, 2014
Con­sider a sleep­ing shed in­stead. Ar­chi­tect Bob Swin­burne took the sleep­ing porch to a whole new level, cre­at­ing a sleep­ing cabin perched among the ferns on his Ver­mont prop­erty. The cabin has a poly­car­bon­ate roof that of­fers a view of the stars and moon. I think Henry David Thoreau would ap­prove.
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This is what I was talking about!
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Pour le gazebo en forest.
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feels like camp!
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Screened porch?
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August 16, 2014
Looks like camping!
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consider a sleeping shed, to see the stars
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Our next building for sleeping
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Screened summerhouse
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July 23, 2014
way cool!
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Possibility--on stilts
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ahhhh LOVE
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June 24, 2014
perfect
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boo for us YES
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June 16, 2014
great outdoor space for wooded lot
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concealed garbage
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Treehouse sleep outside
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May 31, 2014
fern house in summer. all screens, sleeping space
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May 26, 2014
Best outdoor bed
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Sleeping cabin!
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Roof
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Complete nature
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March 27, 2014
Wonderful sleeping oasis in the woods
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March 24, 2014
Arbor Roof-- the roof is clear corrugated polycarbonate called Suntuf made by palram http://www.palramamericas.com/Suntuf you can get it from Home Depot. August 1, 2012 at 6:56am
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