Tiny Cordwood Garden Cottage in England

We've never built anything before but we're very pleased with how it's turned out." Jan and Baz Whitlock sent pictures of their cordwood garden cottage in Bristol, England.  They used the ebook Cordwood Construction Best Practices as their go-to source/guide.  Jan &...

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Splashback is a no-no for Cordwood walls: How to fix

Splashback from rain and snow can degrade and discolor the cordwood. Letting snow stand against your cordwood is a recipe for mildew, mold and rot.  Lichens will even try to build where water is present before it starts. The reader will notice that the log ends and...

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Cordwood in Kenai, Alaska

                                    The cordwood home of Mark & Chelsea in Alaska. Here are Mark & Chelsea in front of their cordwood home in Kenai, Alaska.  The walls are 14" spruce logs with foam insulation in the center cavity between the two 3" mortar beads. Mark...

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Cordwood Construction Best Practices ebook (updated 2020) on sale for $9.99 (that’s 50% off)

Newly revised & updated (2020) Cordwood Construction Best Practices ebook on sale for $9.99 Cordwood Construction Best Practices revised and updated for 2020.  I...

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Cordwood Yak & Yow Barn in Alaska

Jeffrey H. Dean is a true Renaissance man: a builder, sculptor, painter, metalsmith, potter and jack of all trades/master of all trades.   Here is but one of his many projects:  a gorgeous timber frame barn with cordwood and board & batten.  This serves as a home for...

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Korean Cordwood (Cobwood) Soil Houses

While surfing the web I came across a picture of a uniquely beautiful cordwood home in South Korea that was labeled "Korean Soil House."  Having the good fortune to have a friend teaching in Seoul, South Korea at that time, I asked if he could try and track down the...

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