How to build Good Looking Cordwood Walls

How to build Good Looking Cordwood Walls

A good-looking cordwood wall is breathtaking in its simplicity.  It grabs the viewer and gives the impression that an artist was at work on this wall. The wall lasts for hundreds of years (if done right) and the beauty remains. The key is to be fluid and random.  Logs...
Cordwood Maple Sugar Shack is so Sweet

Cordwood Maple Sugar Shack is so Sweet

Do you love the taste of Maple Syrup?   Would you like to have your own Cordwood Maple Sugar Shack?  Ted Amman answered YES to both questions. He wanted to build a “shack” to house his family maple syrup harvest. Ted attended a cordwood workshop, visited...
Stackwall Corners with the Right Stuff

Stackwall Corners with the Right Stuff

Stackwall corners built the Right Way!  How do I build stackwall the right way?  This stackwall corner (below) in Minnesota has been built as a single post.  In between the quoins (squared timbers) are blocks to stabilize the post.    Below is a picture of the...