The Outdoor Shower (Paperback)

Creative design ideas for backyard living, from the functional to the fantastic

By Ethan Fierro

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580175524, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

List Price: 19.95*
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An outdoor shower is one of summer’s greatest pleasures. Providing practical building instructions for a variety of designs that range from a simple showerhead on the side of a cottage to a freestanding structure enclosed in frosted glass, Ethan Fierro shows you how to build an outdoor shower that reflects your unique personality and style. With an eye toward keeping costs down and environmentally friendly construction practices, Fierro will inspire you to create the shower of your dreams. 

About the Author

Ethan Fierro is a designer and builder who specializes in Asianinspired designs for teahouses, meditation huts, lanterns, fountains, gardens, land sculpture, and stone arrangements. Currently, he works with Michael Singer, Inc. on large public sculpture installations. Ethan lives in western Massachusetts.

Praise For The Outdoor Shower: Creative design ideas for backyard living, from the functional to the fantastic

“The ideas just flow on how to create one of these escapist retreats for yourself.”—Nancy Schoeffler, Hartford Courant

“The book covers all the practical aspects you need to know before building an outdoor shower…[H]e also includes plenty of photos of showers, from elegant glass block enclosures to simple setups supplied by garden hoses, that will make you wish for the opportunity to scrub up al fresco.”

Mary Beth Breckenridge, McClatchy Newspapers