Description

Cordwood construction — log-ends set in insulated mortar — is a versatile, economical, low-impact, and beautiful building method. Its durability and performance has been proven in centuries-old buildings in North America and Europe. Now, distilling decades of experience and best practices, Essential Cordwood Building is the first fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to cordwood building. Ideal for the DIYer and professional designer and builder alike. The book covers: Wood species selection, log-end length, and seasoning; Cement, lime putty, and cob mortar options; Wall cavity insulation options; Highly illustrated, step-by-step building techniques; Window and door frame installation; Pointing, finishing, and plastering; Special designs and decorative feature; Code references, compliance, troubleshooting and maintenance. 124 large (8.5″ by 11″ pages, include 8 in full color.)

 





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