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Cordwood The softer the wood, the better the insulation value and the less shrinkage or expansion. Insulation about R-1 per inch.

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$150 Natural Built Cordwood Round House.....................................................................Perfect.

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Best wood for cordwood building

How to choose which wood to use in building a cordwood house

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How to build a house with logs, How to, how to do, diy instructions, crafts, do it yourself, diy website, art project ideas

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Wood River Valley Chalet | Miller Architects

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Nice Feature in a Cordwood House we Saw by TravelPod Member Danielandeileen ... click to see full size!

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Stackwall corners were one of the first methods of building cordwood walls. You built one of these on each corner and then infilled between. This 24" beauty was erected by Bob & Sheryl Gormley of Minnesota. www.cordwoodconstruction.org

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Hungarian Cordwood by Tamas Abel

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Wood is sometimes used in a masonry type of construction, known as cordwood construction, stackwood construction, or stackwall construction.  Cordwood consists of logs that have been cut into lengths which are suitable for burning in a fireplace or woodstove, around 16 inches to around 24 inches in length (~40 cm to 60 cm).  This wood can be split or left in the round.  The length of the logs is the thickness of a wall to be built.  Nice thick walls: very strong and good insulators.

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Photo (☀ the revolution takes us home)

Shoot, I'd be out in this garden lounging, why not have a tiny home when you can pretty much live outside?!

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completely off grid... uses Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in the walls and roof. The SIPs make the house so well insulated that in five years, the Mitchells have used only 1½ cords of wood for heat. The precut panels for the walls and roof cost $24,875 from Better Building Systems (30/477-8017)

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