Easy Peasy Stackwall Corners with Cordwood

Easy Peasy Stackwall Corners with Cordwood

Stackwall corners were one of the very first ways developed to make inexpensive corners for cordwood construction.  The problem was they were (are) very time-consuming to build (every timber has to be leveled multiple times) and the roof could not be built until the...
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 Cabin on Stilts

Cordwood Cabin on Stilts

Eric & Beth built their Rendezvous Cordwood Cabin for use during “gathering activities” on their property.  They hold Historical Re-enactments, Tomahawk and Bowie knife throwing contests, Muzzleloading target shoots and all manner of woodsy/folksy...
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...