Outdoor Showers

Outdoor Showers

Jonathan B.
Sep 8, 2008

A friend of ours came back from a weekend away raving about the rejuvenating effects of an outdoor shower...

...and we couldn't agree more. Plus, when you're outdoors, the water from your shower can be put to use for irrigation—just be sure to choose biodegradable soaps and shampoos and steer clear of anything antibacterial.

A couple of our favorite outdoor showers:

  • Above, the modern teak and stainless steel Waterfall Shower from Jane Hamley Wells; $3100.
  • We found a more curvilinear and private take on the outdoor shower in a video at This Old House. It uses a custom shop-made steel frame covered with cedar fence pickets.

And Erin in Santa Fe built an outdoor shower of her own. It waters a large patch of her garden. Check out her

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