Building the Cordwood Home

By: Henstridge, Jack

Price: $89.95

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96 pages. Provides anyone contemplating this type of construction with an idea of what is involved. Benefits are two-fold: a readily available, low-cost building material; improvements to stands of timber by removing low-quality trees. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: The Cordwood Wall; The tall timber operation; Preparing the site; The total cordwood concept; Floor plan and elevations; Constructing the wall; Windows, doors and dividing walls; Roofing; Pyramid power; Cutting glass; Plumbing, Electricity and Heating; Patching and Chinking; If we had to to it all again; Designs; Photo Album; and more. Spine partially loosened from contents but remains attached. Moderate to average wear. Four words of marginalia upon page 49 else unmarked. Two minor coffee stains to front cover.