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Cozy Cordwood Cabins

by: EJ on 12/04/2016
Posted in: Natural Building

Hygge is all about getting cozy and snuggling down.  What better way to spend an evening than dreaming about building a cozy cabin with your own hands – and mortgage free as well!  Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art by Rob Roy will show you how to do just that.  Here are some examples of what is possible with this …

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Cordwood Building - Completely Revised and Updated

by: EJ on 10/21/2016

We are pleased to announce the release of Rob Roy's fully updated and revised 2nd edition of the best-selling Cordwood  Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art. Rob Roy is the Director of of Earthwood Building School in West Chasy, NY.  He has authored and edited 15 books including Timber  Framing for the Rest of Us: A Guide to …

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Our Own Advice Can Be the Hardest to Follow

by: Sara on 09/23/2016

Today, the second day of our Fall Book Sale, we are celebrating 'wabi-sabi'  the act of appreciating the simple and letting go of the superficial with Robyn Lawrence Griggs, the author of Simply Imperfect: Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House. Robyn shares the story of moving out of the home she raised her children in, and the process of letting go of …

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Essential Hempcrete Construction launches Sustainable Building Essentials Series

by: Sara on 06/15/2016

Hot off the press! Essential Hempcrete Construction:The Complete Step-by-step Guide kicks off the launch of our exciting new Sustainable Building Essentials series.

Written by Chris Magwood, designer and builder of some of the most innovative and sustainable buildings in North America, this book will cover a complete step-by-step guide to using …

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Sustainable Building Essentials Series Launched

by: Sara on 06/13/2016

We are excited to announce that the Sustainable Building Essentials Series has officially launched with the release of Essential Hempcrete Construction, The Complete Step-by-step Guide by the series co-editor Chris Magwood.

THE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING ESSENTIALS SERIES was written with the practical, sustainable builder in mind. This unique series …

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