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Cordwood walls on sides of sunroom

We are thinking adding a sunroom on to the back of our log home. Actually, it will be a retractable pool enclosure attached to the house which will enclose a
kathleendenault
May 25, 2013
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7665

Re: Will be doing our own cordwood build in the uk

... MISCHIEF......THERE IS A GUY NAMED TONY WRENCH WHO WROTE A BOOK ON COB / CORDWOOD MASONRY.IT WAS INTERESTING STRUCTURE AND HE HAD A VERY DIFFERENT ROOF
cordwoodguy
Mar 22, 2013
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7664

Will be doing our own cordwood build in the uk

Hi we will be doing our own cord wood building in the uk, any ideas as to what will be the best wood to use? and if anyone else has done a complete home in the
mischiefntrouble1
Mar 22, 2013
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7663

Re: kiln dried wood - a good idea?

... LYNN....KILN DRYING DAMAGES THE WOOD AND IF YOU WERE TO USE IT FRESH OUT OF THE KILN.YOU WOULD FIND IT WOULD RAPIDLY DRAW MOISTURE OUT OF THE MORTAR AND
cordwoodguy
Mar 14, 2013
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7662

Re: Going to try cord wood

... SWORD....PLACING LOGS IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THE MOISTURE LEVEL IS EXTREMELY HIGH ISN`T A GREAT IDEA. HOWEVER IF ITS FUNCTIONAL LIFE ISN`T ALL THAT
cordwoodguy
Mar 14, 2013
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7661

kiln dried wood - a good idea?

I was wondering if drying your wood in a kiln before use was a good idea. Can it safely speed up the curing process without damaging the wood? Is it possible
lynn_tammy76
Mar 14, 2013
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7660

Going to try cord wood

I am going to do a test project in East Texas. I am going to build a small well house using cordwood. Eventually, would like to build a house on property in
swordvisions
Mar 14, 2013
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7659

Re: Knock knock anybody home?

SORRY JULIA.....TOO MUCH ON MY MIND LATELY.WHEN YOU GET CLOSE TO BUILDING TIME POST THE DATES HERE FOR VOLUNTEERS. CORDWOODGUY
cordwoodguy
Dec 19, 2012
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7658

Knock knock anybody home?

Hey everyone I was on this list before but somehow wandered off. I've been working on my homestead in northern Vermont for going on 6 years Dale with the plan
jwalkingfish1
Dec 19, 2012
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7657

Re: Cordwood Patio

... JULIA...WELCCOME TO CORDWOOD.YES,ITS BEEN DONE BEFORE.JUST USE A WOOD THATS LONG LASTING IN A WET ENVIRONMENT.[CEDAR,TAMARACK,BLACK LOCUST, OSAGE ORANGE
cordwoodguy
Oct 17, 2012
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7656

Cordwood Patio

I need to put in a fairly large patio on the propert I manage, and am thinking of using a cordwood theme instead of cement pavers or flagstone. I can't find
jbdakin
Oct 17, 2012
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7655

INSECT DAMAGE

SOMEONE ON UPDACREEK ASKED ABOUT INSECT DAMAGE....A QUESTION PUT TO HIM BY A BUILDING INSPECTOR. MY REPLY....FELL / TREAT /SEASON THE LOGS PROPERLY AND ANY
cordwoodguy
Aug 30, 2012
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7654

CORDWOODGUY

I`M SORRY IF I MISSED ANY POSTS AS I`M UP NORTH AGAIN AND MY ONLY LINK WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD IS MY SMART PHONE AND FINICKY WIFI.I`M HOME ON A TRUNAROUND RIGHT
cordwoodguy
Aug 30, 2012
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7653

Re: Hardwoods

Bars odd can blow out the walls. Generally not adviseable For cordwood.
cordwoodguy
Aug 26, 2012
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7652

Hardwoods

I have 11 acres of hardwoods (oak,walnut,ash,iron wood and hickory). Not a single pine,fur or spruce on the property. Is there a down-side using hardwoods in
ZZ
Aug 26, 2012
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