Cordwood: Inside and Out

Cordwood: Inside and Out

Want to see what a cordwood home looks like on the inside?  Here’s your chance.  When I post a cordwood photo, folks often ask, “What does that look like on the inside? Bryan & Lois Pratt built this unbelievably gorgeous cordwood home in Woodland...
Cordwood Additions Easy or Hard?

Cordwood Additions Easy or Hard?

Can I build a cordwood addition onto an existing home?  Certainly, you can.  The three most important factors contributing to success are: building a proper foundation, adding solid framing and capping it with a good roof. The foundation must be tied into the existing...
Owner Builder Magazine Cordwood Reveal

Owner Builder Magazine Cordwood Reveal

The Owner Builder Magazine in Australia has an article about the White Earth Reservation Cordwood Home in Minnesota.  There is also an article about Thea Alvin’s lovely stone sculptures, Earthships, stone homes and earth render.  This issue was published in 2014...
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...