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Cordwood Building: The State of the Art (Natural Building Series) Paperback – 16 Jan 2003

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers (16 Jan. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0865714754
  • ISBN-13: 978-0865714755
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,178,096 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

Cordwood masonry is an ancient building technique whereby walls are constructed from 'log ends' laid transversely in the wall. It is easy, economical, aesthetically striking, energy-efficient, and environmentally-sound. Cordwood Building collects the wisdom of over 25 of the world's best practitioners, detailing the long history of the method, and demonstrating how to build a cordwood home using the latest and most up-to-date techniques, with a special focus on building code issues.

About the Author

Rob Roy is a former contractor with twelve previous books to his credit, including Cordwood Building and Timber Framing for the Rest of Us. An expert on underground building, he founded the Earthwood Building School in 1981 with his wife, Jaki, and is frequently a speaker at events throughout North America. Rob Roy is a former contractor with eleven previous books to his credit. He has been utilizing timber framing techniques for the past 25 years in the construction of his own buildings, as well as in the numerous building courses he teaches at Earthwood Building School which he started in 1981. He is most recently the author of Cordwood Building: The State of the Art (New Society, 2003)


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