Cordwood Chapel at Kinstone Permaculture Academy


| 5/2/2014 1:07:00 PM


In 2012 we were asked to help build a Cordwood Chapel at the Kinstone Permaculture Academy near Fountain City, Wisconsin (SW Wisconsin). We were grateful for the opportunity to work with a wonderful group of people who were in the process of establishing an infrastructure that would help fulfill the goal of spreading the news about permaculture, natural building and all manner of things.

Over the last two years, we have held workshops to teach people about cordwood construction, while getting some serious work done on the 12' chapel walls. Kinstone is alive with activity and is host to many and varied classes (plant identification, permaculture certification, bee keeping, gardening, harvesting, cordwood, straw/clay, and so on). Check out Kinstone Academy's workshop calendar.

Cordwood Construction Pictures

Here are some pictures of the building and some of the amazing folks who lent a hand.

Cordwood Workshop

Two cordwood wall builders are happy with their patterning.



Happy workers at days end



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