Cordwood Root Cellar uses Yakisugi

Cordwood Root Cellar with Yakisugi (Shou Shogi Ban) in the mountains of Idaho by Dave & Suzie K.  "We burned (charred) everything.  It is very wet where we live and the wood all gets a black mold on it if left untreated.  The burning was done with a propane torch and...

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Cordwood Sweat Lodges & Dog Houses

Cordwood lends itself to many types of buildings, including ones that keep a person clean and a dog sheltered.  Below is a cordwood sweat lodge in the Pacific Northwest.  It is built with Western Red Cedar which makes for a beautiful cordwood wall.  A tiny sweat...

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Cordwood Home with Double Shed Roof is a “Must See”

Laurie & Scott Davis of northern Wisconsin sent the following photos and notes of their incredibly well-built, best-practices cordwood home.  "We took one of Richard (Flatau's) workshops in 2018, and he's been keeping tabs on our progress with our build. He recently...

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