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Author: Cath

Delivering Hut 16!

Delivering Hut 16!

We arranged a date in August to deliver the hut.  It was a close call and the week leading up to the delivery was hectic. It had crossed my mind to delay the delivery but decided to push on and make it happen. The excitement began well before arriving at the site. The previous 30 […]

Building Hut No. 16

Building Hut No. 16

The interior of this hut is entirely birch ply. The spec was that it should be unfussy; so no unnecessary trim, no painted units, no frills. A project such as this is a real challenge as there is nowhere to hide. No filling of gaps, no painting over mistakes, just the bare bones all on […]

How to design a hut and get what you want!

How to design a hut and get what you want!

The fun of building bespoke is in fulfilling someone’s vision and getting it right! Hut No. 16 was especially fun. The initial email mentioned a birch ply interior and corrugated iron exterior: “Yes,” I replied, “we can do that!” Next came a request for steel window frames and an entirely glazed wall at one end […]

Space For Life

Space For Life

Here at Plain Huts we believe that everyone needs their own space. A space to call your own; somewhere to nurture your ‘self’.  Without the space to stop and rest, life can become one long continuous list of ‘things to do’. Years ago my daughter looked at a list I had composed for that day. […]

From One Extreme to Another!

From One Extreme to Another!

We, at Plain Huts, have just made a very beautiful hut! No, not that one, beautiful in its own rather wonderful way. This one. It’s a little different from our usual style. I would say, minimalist. Steel window frames, birch ply interior, anthracite grey exterior and shutters. I can’t show you loads of pictures just […]