Cordwood, Stone and Dragon Scales in Missouri

Issac Haumesser decided to build a cordwood practice building to learn the technique.  He built this gorgeous cordwood and stone shed using hand-cut dragon scale shingles for the roof. He made this beautiful door and painted the horses that grace its exterior. Using...

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Cordwood Nursery for Native Prairie Plants

Curt and Annie live in northwestern Wisconsin.  They have built a good life by working with the natural resources at hand. Gardening, foraging, harvesting, building, heating with wood, conserving, and improving their land are all important parts of their journey.  ...

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Cordwood Home is a “Work of Art”

Cordwood Work of Art for Sale.  $450,000 for this amazingly gorgeous cordwood home that shows itself to be a work of art at every turn. If you don't believe me, look at the photos!   1,724 sq. ft.  Central Wisconsin. Made from local rock, the masonry heater is massive...

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Cordwood Party House by Kati

Cordwood Party House (in Germany) by Kati Schenk. Kati hails from Germany and built this cordwood beauty. Kati commented, "The house is 5 meters x 5 meters (16' x 16').  The walls are made of peeled, split, and dried Larch (Tamarack).  The walls are 25 cm thick or...

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Cordwood & Timberframe Sauna Extraordinaire

  Timberframe, Cordwood & Glass, the Saga of a well-built sauna.  by Monika Erpelo Novak Monika, Kris & Nick with Cordwood Master Builder Charles Yeager.   Link to Monika, Kris & Nick  Glamping in SW Michigan Link to...

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Cordwood with a Mason’s Twist

Ned Thilo built and then wrote this article about his "twisted chimney" and his suggestions for improving cordwood construction.  He is a regular mason and has some good tips about working with his "mix." "My name is Ned Thilo I am a mason from Lancaster Pennsylvania,...

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