Double Wall Cordwood

Double Wall Cordwood

In the mid-70’s Cliff Shockey of Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, Canada decided to build an energy efficient home of recycled cordwood, but since he lived where the temps would go down to -50, he decided to build “double wall.” He built a post and beam...
Cordwood Flooring Jig Saw Puzzle Method

Cordwood Flooring Jig Saw Puzzle Method

Monte Loomis sent pictures and a video of his new method of laying cordwood flooring.  Needless to say, I was blown away by the beauty of his self-described “Jig-Saw Puzzle method.” “For my end grain floor, I used 3/4 inch-thick white cedar. Each...
Off Grid Cordwood Cabin

Off Grid Cordwood Cabin

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 Homes: Beauty Inside & Out

Cordwood Homes: Beauty 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...