Fine Shed

© 2012 Michael Fiveson

The back of this storage shed has an array of aged wood and fine colors.

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41 thoughts on “Fine Shed

    • You are right. It was located on the back of some property that also had some log cabins. I wonder if it wasn’t part of a homestead and may have served as a workroom that was heated in some way?

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      • I think they had a wood stove judging from the metal chimney. It’s more sophisticated than the old sheds that had the stove pipe just sticking out through a wall. Maybe somebody lived in it or it was used for cooking. Since it has normal windows taking up a lot of wall space, I’m thinking maybe living quarters or cook house.

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  1. I love trees… and then I love everything that made of wood…. furniture and houses… How beautiful this lovely little house… The colours with nature fascinating me… Thank you dear Mike, love, nia

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  2. Mike, it reminded me of the house my wife’s grandparent’s lived in when I first met them. She told me it was an upgrade on the previous house. It had a couple of lean-to additions to make a bit larger, but the main portion of the house, kitchen and living area, were a similar size and it contained a wood stove.

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    • Wow, I guess that would be ‘intimate’ which is not a bad thing, per se. Guess it depends on the couple. Thanks for the info my teacher friend. Have a good day Ivon.

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  3. Hi, Mike, There’s nothing like old wood. My late husband made some wonderful frames for my paintings out of some old out-house wood. You couldn’t buy wood like that! This particular shed of yours reminds me of a workshop a friend has been building on the back of his house. Same basic construction.

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    • I see faces too, but mine are usually hiding in the dark areas of a picture, like in windows. I am being serious here. The faces I see range from pretty normal to grotesque. I have come to believe that for whatever reason I am able to see spirits and at first it was unsettling, but now it is kind of fascinating. Oh, and thank you.

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  4. Tonight all I got is “like”…. but what is up with the chimney? Well so much for all I got is….. 🙂
    Another great shot Bro!

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  5. Stunning colors and half-sawn textures, Mike…and you really brought out all that detail! I could live there, as long as I had someone to haul and chop the wood for heat/cooking…but I would add windows that open/close (to get that rich, fine Colorado air)!

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