29 Jun '17, 11pm

How Do I Learn Cordwood Construction? - Green Homes - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

How Do I Learn Cordwood Construction? - Green Homes - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

The second question about saving money involves many variables. Do you have access to wood, do you have any home building skills, can you barter or trade for work, are you willing to recycle, reuse and repurpose? The cost goes up or down depending on your willingness to learn, bargain, barter and do. Can you build your own cabinets, buy them second hand from a Habitat for Humanity restore, or trade to have them built? Suffice it to say that cordwood homes have been built for as little as $10 @ sq. ft. and more than $100 @ sq. ft. The final answer lies somewhere in your decision on cost/benefit choices.

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