Cordwood Work of Art for Sale.  $450,000 for this amazingly gorgeous cordwood home that shows itself to be a work of art at every turn. If you don’t believe me, look at the photos!   1,724 sq. ft.  Central Wisconsin.

Made from local rock, the masonry heater is massive and full of potential warmth. 

Beautiful log and bottle placement. 

What a view, inside and out. Note the star-shaped pattern in the center of the log on the bottom left. 

The black mechanical fasteners on the posts are witness to this sturdy structure. 

Office space to yearn for!

The crescent moon and unique log and bottle placement make for a pleasant experience.

Beautiful open concept great room. 

The attached garage gives ample storage and work space for the owners. 

Waking up to this view would be awesome. 

The metal ceiling is an intriguing way to add light and a sheen to the room. 

Cordwood Siding is being used at the bottom half of the snack bar. 

The kitchen back splash and bottle art is incredibly attractive. 

The countertop and backsplash are impressive. 

Such a beautifully massive masonry wood stove. 

”Skywood” is a remarkable cordwood home, nestled in the embrace of nature. Built with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind, this unique home stands as a testament to its owner’s vision. The solar hot water system and tracking system, with backup solar air heating system, were all part of the plan. This design helps regulate the interior temperature, keeping the home cool during the summer and warm throughout the winter. A centrally located zero clearance fireplace and a radiant heating system installed in the stained concrete floors heat the home. Featuring an interior waterfall, an earth roof, 2nd-floor bedroom with bar and deck.  NOTE:  This home has been sold. 

Should you get interested and want to build one that is warm and energy-efficient?  Want to learn from others’ mistakes and not have to repeat them?   Then you should get a copy of Cordwood Construction Best Practices.

Should you wish to learn how to build a cordwood cottage, cabin, or home, please visit   While you are there, click on the pictures, read the brief articles, check out the latest workshops and newsletter and if you are interested click on the Online Bookstore to see all the cordwood literature available in print and ebook format.Cordwood Construction Best Practices Front_Cover_-_CC_Best_Practices small pixels

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Readers have requested a brief bio, so here goes:   Richard & Becky Flatau built their mortgage-free cordwood home in 1979 in Merrill, Wisconsin. Since then, they have written books, conducted workshops, facilitated the 2005,  2011 and 2015 Cordwood Conferences and provided instruction for thousands of cordwood builders.  Cordwood Workshop Video (2017),  Cordwood Construction Best Practices (2017) and Cordwood Conference Papers 2015 are the newest publications available from their online cordwood bookstore.

Below is the Cordwood Workshop Video cover, featuring the Cordwood Education Center.

For more information on Cordwood Construction, click on the picture or visit   Below is the 30-item Video menu. 

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