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Dear Cordwood Builder:
This is an updated version of my book & plans list. Please call (715-212-2870), write or email (Flato@aol.com) if you have any questions. My book has been updated and revised.

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New for 2012!
Cordwood Construction Best Practices

259 color photos, diagrams and formulas will take the novice or experienced builder from house plans to cordwood home occupancy. Sections include: mortar mixes, R-values, code compliance, types of wood, drying wood, shrinkage tables, foundations, how we became mortgage-free, post & beam framing, formulas for estimating materials, homeowners insurance, Cordwood Conferences 2005 & 2011 summary, Best Practices with cordwood construction, lime putty mortar, cob, paper enhanced mortars, Permachinking walls, building codes, color photo album, making stained glass bottle ends, how-to “mortar-up” a cordwood wall, tuck pointing, FAQ’s, maintenance, weight of a cordwood wall, cost analysis, Cordwood Education Center, White Earth Reservation cordwood home, a condensed version of Cordwood Cabin is included (which is architecturally drawn and state code approved and now serves as a classroom for the local public school) and much, much more...

 

$25.00
Special: House Plans and Cordwood Construction Best Practices
$29.00
CD version in PDF Format
$20.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$20.00

Cordwood Cabin: Best Practices (June 2009)

This all color book details the building of the Cordwood Education Center in Merrill, Wisconsin. The building was designed to be green, use renewable resources and model best practices with cordwood construction. It also explains how a similar project can be implemented with groups. R & B Flatau

$15.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$15.00
House Plans for Flatau's Chateau 30 x 40 1,624 sq.ft. Home

8 pages of plans include room dimensions, wiring, solar room (adds 400 sq.ft.) deck, Room-in-the-attic trusses, slab, window & post placement, special foundation details. These are detailed house plans on 11” x17” paper, drawn by draftsman Rob Pichelman.

$10.00
Cordwood Shed Plans

Post frame structure, gravel or wood floor, king-post trusses, ingenious ladder pad foundation, inexpensive storage space. 24 pages, 18 full color photos, 10 large diagrams. Build this first and experiment with the cordwood masonry technique, refine your mortar mixes, tuck pointing skills and add valuable storage space to your property. By Richard Flatau.

$10.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$10.00

Cordwood Conference Papers 2011

The latest news in the field of Cordwood Building has arrived in the form of the Continental Cordwood Conference Papers 2011. Twenty three articles on 'everything cordwood' provide insight and direction into best practices, energy efficiency and innovations in the evolving field of cordwood construction. The Papers feature cordwood building in Sweden, Norway, Alaska, Manitoba, Ontario and the US. There are articles on double stackwall, balewall, foam insulation, special effects, engineering perspectives, cast quoins, slipform construction, improved mortar mixes, cordwood on the reservation, school buildings, sheds and chicken coops. Color and black and white photos and diagrams. The print version comes with color and black & white photos.

$28.00
CD Full Color version in PDF Format
$20.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$18.00

Cordwood Building : State of the Art
(by Rob Roy)

This handsome book is a 240 page volume, with contributions from 25 different authors. It contains 8 pages of color pictures and contains a wealth of valuable information about building a cordwood structure. It is a thorough and knowledgeable explanation of this earth friendly technique.

$27.00
Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

Describes the timber framing methods that use modern metal fasteners, special screws, and common sense building principles to accomplish a post and beam framework; This book includes everything an owner-builder needs to know about building strong and beautiful structural frames from heavy timbers. 176 pages, 120 B&W photos. by Rob Roy

$25.00
Stackwall Construction: Double Wall
(by Cliff Shockey)

Cliff Shockey has written (and revised in 1997) an excellent book for those building in very cold climates. He details the building of two double stackwall homes in Saskatchewan, Canada. Cliff's house won the Harrowsmith award for Energy Efficient Design. (color photos)

$25.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$20.00

Cordwood Conference Papers 2005

27 interesting articles from the Cordwood Conference 2005 in Merrill , WI . 40 color photos, R-value testing from the U of Manitoba, Balewood, Cordwood Dorm Room, Paper Enhanced Mortar, Log Prep & Foam Insulation, Cordwood Siding, Engineer Built Cordwood, Recycling, Cordwood on a basement, Frost Protected Shallow foundations, Bright and Airy & Pattern Language Cordwood, and much, much more. A wonderful volume of facts, photos and inspiration.

$25.00
CD version in PDF Format
$12.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$12.00

Cordwood and the Code: A Building Permit Guide + CD

The first document ever published that deals specifically with Code Compliance Issues. Included is 2005 R-value testing, Fire Resistance testing, certified Compression tests, REScheck software explained, Building Permit samples & suggestions, A Sample successful Building Permit Application Document, References, website and a CD of a sample building permit document that you can cut, paste and modify to present to your code officials.

$26.00
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Cordwood Construction: A Log End View 2009

145 pages, 135 color pictures, diagrams and formulas take the novice or experienced builder from house plans to occupancy. Sections include: mortar mixes, R-values, code compliance, types of wood, drying wood, shrinkage tables, foundations, how we became mortgage-free, post & beam framing, formulas, insurance, Cordwood Conference summary, "Best Practice" photos, lime putty mortar, cob, papercrete, Permachinking walls, building codes, color photo album, stained glass bottle ends, step by step: how-to “mortar-up” a cordwood wall, tuck pointing, using mixers, FAQ’s, maintenance, weight of a cordwood wall, cost analysis, Cordwood Education Center 2009, and much more...by Richard Flatau

$20.00
CD version in PDF Format
$20.00
eBook version -- No shipping
eBooks will be sent via email as a file
attachment shortly after receiving your order.
$18.00

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1. Cordwood Construction Best Practices $25.00____
1a. Special: House Plans and Cordwood Construction Best Practices
$29.00____
1b. Cordwood Construction Best Practices - CD-PDF format
$20.00____
1c. Cordwood Construction: Best Practices eBook version -- No shipping $20.00____
2 . Cordwood Cabin: Best Practices (June 2009)
$15.00____
2a. Cordwood Cabin: Best Practices (June 2009) eBook version -- No shipping $15.00____
3. House Plans for Flatau’s Chateau 1,624 sq.ft. home
$10.00____
4. Cordwood Shed Plans
$10.00____
4a. Cordwood Shed Plans eBook version -- No shipping
$10.00____
5. Cordwood Conference Papers 2011 Print edition $28.00____
5a. Cordwood Conference Papers 2011 CD $20.00____
5b. Cordwood Conference Papers 2011 ebook $18.00____
6. Cordwood Building : State of the Art
$27.00____
7. Timber Frame for the Rest of Us
$23.00____
8. Stackwall Construction: Double Wall
$25.00____
8a. Stackwall Construction: Double Wall - eBook version -- No shipping $20.00____
9. Cordwood Conference Papers 2005 (Paper Format)
$25.00____
9a. Cordwood Conference Papers 2005 (CD Format)
$12.00____
9b. Cordwood Conference Papers 2005 eBook $12.00____
10. Cordwood and the Code: A Building Permit Guide
$26.00____
10a. Cordwood and the Code: A Building Permit Guide ebook $20.00____
11. Cordwood Construction: A Log End View 2009 $20.00____
11a. Cordwood Construction: A Log End View 2009 - CD PDF Format $20.00____
11b. Cordwood Construction: A Log End View 2009 - eBook version -- No Shipping $18.00____

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W4837 Schulz Spur Dr.
Merrill, WI 54452
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Email: Flato@aol.com
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