Easy Peasy Stackwall Corners with Cordwood

Easy Peasy Stackwall Corners with Cordwood

Stackwall corners were one of the very first ways developed to make inexpensive corners for cordwood construction.  The problem was they were (are) very time-consuming to build (every timber has to be leveled multiple times) and the roof could not be built until the...
Cordwood Beauty in Wisconsin is “Best Practices”

Cordwood Beauty in Wisconsin is “Best Practices”

Having seen a picture of a cordwood cabin in a magazine years before, Carrie dreamed about building her own cordwood home.  She read and gathered information and took one of our hands-on workshops.  Feeling empowered to hit the start button, she built a gorgeous,...
Tiny Off-Grid Cordwood Cabin with Straw-Clay is Timber Framed

Tiny Off-Grid Cordwood Cabin with Straw-Clay is Timber Framed

Stu and Midge have been building a unique, off-grid cordwood cabin in western Wisconsin using cordwood for some walls and straw/clay (also known as light straw/clay) for others. The cabin is 12′ x 16′.  Built on strengthened posts and piers. The cordwood...