Does Cordwood belong in the Kitchen?

As my Swedish (Minnesotan) friends would say “Ya sure you betcha!” Many folks have wondered how to hang kitchen cabinets and design their kitchen around cordwood walls.  It is actually very easy because cabinets can be hung on any level and plumb wall.   Here are some examples of “Cordwood in the Kitchen”. to get your creative juices flowing.Cordwood Kitchen in Copper Harbor Michigan from Lakesuperior.com(Above) A beautiful cordwood wall lends dignity and class to a well-built kitchen.  The cabinets are easy to hang (you don’t have to find a stud, just a log end).Copper Harbor cordwood interior small pixelsA Kitchen Island works well in so many ways.  Folks can sit around for an informal meal or it can be a staging area for a sit-down feast.Flatau White Earth Reservation Corwdood Home 8 Naytahwaush, Minnesota USA note bearpaw and featherAn open kitchen concept where guests are welcome to sit and share.
Mermaid Cottage 1f best for CCBP small pixelsSimple and elegant is the order of the day when space is limited. Gormley kitchen countertops

A blue-jean denim concrete coutertop is the perfect accent to this cordwood kitchen.

John Meilahn leaves countertopFall leaves, at the peak of their color, are epoxied  into the countertop.

So let your imagination be your guide and don’t be afraid of trying something new .

To learn how to build a cottage, cabin, or shed with best practices using Cordwood Construction, have a look at the latest book on the subject. Cordwood Construction Best Practices Front_Cover_-_CC_Best_Practices small pixels

Click on the book cover or visit www.cordwoodconstruction.org and go to the Online Bookstore.  Many of the books and plans are offered as ebooks.

Email richardflatau@gmail.com if you have questions.

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One response to “Does Cordwood belong in the Kitchen?

  1. kathleen dunham

    we have all standing/antique cabinets in our house—love cordwood

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