An expert on cordwood construction advises that wood shrinkage is a problem best solved preventively.
If you thoroughly dry it in advance, wood shrinkage won't be a problem in cordwood construction.
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Q: When building with cordwood, how do you judge wood shrinkage so that future air leaks are prevented?
Jack Henstridge, the author of several books on cordwood construction, is the director of the Indigenous Material Housing Institute.
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