Do you have cordwood construction questions? Ask the experts! Jaki and Rob Roy answer your questions about building a home using cordwood masonry.
Author Roy Rob and his wife, Jaki, built their home with cordwood construction using the age-old technique of cordwood masonry to construct the main living quarters and outbuildings on their homestead in West Chazy, New York.
Jaki and Rob Roy, pictured in their cordwood home.
PHOTO: ROB ROY
Mortared, square log-ends called quoins provide stability and structure, while preserving the character of this hand-hewn home.
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A cordwood wall under construction at the Sage Mountain Center, a holistic living center near Whitehall, Montana.