Here is the beautiful 3 bedroom, code-approved, cordwood home of Pat & Beth Goulee near Tomahawk, Wisconsin.  Pat and Beth used the book  Cordwood & the Code: A Building Permit Guide (available in ebook and print format at ), coupled with architectural drawings to get financing and code approval.  Pat & Beth 4

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The wavy pine siding adds a nice touch to the home.

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Orion is in the walls with blue bottles.

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The masonry stove keeps Pat & Beth warm and toasty on cold winter nights.

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The bedroom has large windows overlooking the forest.

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11 different types of wood were used in the construction.

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The masonry stove under construction.  The flues take the heat back and forth and drop it off in the brick and stone. It is then radiated back to the room.

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