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Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Cordwood homes. Get inspired and try out new things.
I want to build the kids a play house like this under the back yard.

Wouldn’t it be nice to own your own green dream home, made with recycled and natural materials and packed with custom features? Whether you’re an

Double Wall Cordwood | Cordwood Construction ™

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 deci…

Cordwood Houses In The Winter: How do they compare to regular construction? - Accidental Hippies

We built our own cordwood house by hand following best practices. These are our experiences with living in a cordwood house for the first time during the cold months of winter. Learn how cordwood stacks up to traditional construction in cold climates and winter weather.

If you have wood on your property, this is a very inexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to build a home.

If you have wood on your property, this is a very inexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to build a home.

An overview guide to cordwood masonry building, links to resources, and tips to get you started #cordwood

Cordwood Masonry is great for DIY builders but requires knowledge and practice to do successfully. Here we'll provide you the valuable resources we used to get our building off the ground and show you some tricks we learned along the way.

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. — Richard Flateau built a cordwood home 35 years ago as an eco-friendly way to live mortgage free.

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. — Richard Flateau built a cordwood home 35 years ago as an eco-friendly way to live mortgage free.

Cordwood Timber Framed Sauna in Michigan | Cordwood Construction

Cordwood Construction - One of the most outstandingly beautiful cordwood saunas. It has all the best practices for a successful build.

What does it really take to build a cordwood house from scratch? The answers might...

We built a cordwood house with our own hands on 16 acres of raw land. Learn how we got here, how we built it, how we live off the grid, and how you can do it too. Explore the site for loads of information on cordwood building and starting a homestead froms scratch.

Cordwood masonry is a time-tested green building technique that is costs next to nothing and is practical for many homesteaders. If you want to build a chicken coop, shed, playhouse, garage, or even a house out of cordwood masonry, then preparing your cedar trees correctly will make the job a lot quicker and easier. In this step-by-step guide, we lay out the exact process we use to cut down and prepare cedar trees from our property to use in our cordwood building.

If you want to build a cordwood home that will last for generations, it is vital to prepare your logs correctly. In this post you'll learn exactly what to do to prep logs for cordwood building.