Doghouse/shed dormer additioncomments (3) December 3rd, 2008 in Project Gallery
Our two-story house has a weird combo gambrel/gable roof. The gambrel half is in front, facing east, and it had no windows. So the upstairs lacked morning light in the eastside rooms, and missed out on a pretty nice view of the woods. I punched through the eastside walls (which were on a 73 degree angle--the gambrel slope--and added a couple of shed dormers flanking a gabled doghouse dormer over the front door. The larger of the sheds is in my wife's study, where it accomodates a couch. The closet next to it has plenty of strange angles, like compound mitered baseboards, and the pointy cabinet in the construction pic--we call it the lawn dart. Dormer over the door is the exercise room, and the little shed is a closet.
Design or Plan used: My Own Design - Chuck Miller
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