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Masonry Heaters & Wood Stoves for Cordwood Homes

Many people are attracted to cordwood construction for the potentially low cost of building materials (wood)  and the possibility of heating one's own home with a sustainable natural resource (wood). If you have a woodlot, your cordwood home can be heated for your...

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Cordwood: Inside and Out

Want to see what a cordwood home looks like on the inside?  Here's your chance.  When I post a cordwood photo, folks often ask, "What does that look like on the inside? Bryan & Lois Pratt built this unbelievably gorgeous cordwood home in Woodland Park, Colorado. It is...

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Cordwood Additions Easy or Hard?

Can I build a cordwood addition onto an existing home?  Certainly, you can.  The three most important factors contributing to success are: building a proper foundation, adding solid framing and capping it with a good roof. The foundation must be tied into the existing...

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Cordwood at White Earth

  “This was not a ‘spec house’ but one that has a unique personality and footprint. The purposes of this undertaking were to produce a natural, attractive home, provide labor opportunities on the reservation and instill pride of ownership within a community directed...

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Anchoring Posts for Cordwood

Anchoring posts in a post framed building for cordwood construction is a very important install.  Not only does it keep the post from "walking out of plumb" during construction, but it also stabilizes the keyways, top plate and window boxes.   Having a damp proof...

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