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...
Off Grid Cordwood Cabin in the Adirondacks

Off Grid Cordwood Cabin in the Adirondacks

Larry Schuth shared his cordwood cabin adventure.  He sent beautiful pictures of the cordwood cabin he and his family built for $9,000 in the 1990s. The basic cabin is 20′ x 30′ with a 30′ x 10′ loft.  Just right for bringing family and friends...
Cordwood, the Starwall & the Stone Circle

Cordwood, the Starwall & the Stone Circle

Where can you find three cordwood buildings, a Yurt, a Straw-Clay Cottage, a Tepee, a Sauna, the largest Megalithic Stone Circle in the USA AND is open to the public?   Kinstone Circle near Fountain City, Wisconsin, is where.   Kristine Beck, the owner and inspiration...
Raise the Roof on Cordwood Homes

Raise the Roof on Cordwood Homes

When planning your cordwood home, the roof becomes an essential part of your design.  From looking good to insulating to adding extra space, to protecting your walls, good roof design is an essential part of every home. Here are a few “topping off ideas”...