Cordwood Open to the Public

Cordwood Open to the Public

Many folks would like to visit a cordwood home before they take the plunge to build one.  Most cordwood owner/builders are very kind & like to share, but they are also homeowners and usually very busy with householder tasks and responsibilities. In order to help...
Cordwood: Top Five Electrical Tips

Cordwood: Top Five Electrical Tips

Running electrical wires in a cordwood home requires an understanding of the home electrical system and of electrical safety.  I personally solved both issues by hiring a master electrician to oversee and help me install my wiring.  For the past 30 years, cordwood...
Cordwood in Idaho, Montana, Utah

Cordwood in Idaho, Montana, Utah

There have been many questions about cordwood in Idaho, Montana and Utah. There is quite a bit going on in Idaho and Montana, some with architectural plans and others doing it “by the seat of their pants.” True to form on this blog, there will be more...
Cordwood Mistakes (How to Avoid)

Cordwood Mistakes (How to Avoid)

We often talk about how well cordwood works and how it looks good and how it performs even better.  Posting pictures of well built cordwood homes is a real joy and explaining how to build cordwood correctly is the nature of this blog.   However, people have been...
Cordwood Homes Inside & Out

Cordwood Homes Inside & Out

Inside and Out:  When I post a cordwood photo, folks often ask, “What does that look like on the inside?  This is a 4 part blog post series about incredible cordwood homes, cabins, and cottages with pictures of the outside AND the inside. Bryan & Lois Pratt...