Cordwood Lodge boasts 2½ foot thick Fortress-like walls

Cordwood Lodge boasts 2½ foot thick Fortress-like walls

This is an outstanding example of a cordwood treasure hidden away among the lakes, rivers and ski areas of Portage, Wisconsin (and believe it or not, it is For Sale).  “This handcrafted, one-of-a-kind home is nestled in a secluded wooded setting, located 3 mins...
Cordwood Siding DIY

Cordwood Siding DIY

Cordwood siding was added to the interior walls at the Merrill School Forest lodge.  This is for the dining hall and the administration suggested woodsy and unique walls for the students of the Merrill Area Public Schools. There are lots of hidden gems tucked into the...
Cordwood Construction Best Practices ebook (updated 2020) on sale for $9.99 (that’s 50% off)

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 https://cordwoodconstruction.org/product/cordwood-construction-best-practices-revised-updated-2020-ebook Cordwood Construction Best Practices revised and updated for...
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...
Wood Stoves for Cordwood Homes

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...