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Cordwood Countertops and Flooring!

This blog post has been receiving quite a bit of interest lately, so I thought I would reblog so folks who are interested in learning about cordwood flooring and cordwood countertops could see it. I also added a few more pictures and a link to the instructions on how to install each one.  To see the whole article please click the link that says View original 195 more words.  

The cordwood floor, masonry heater and wood cookstove.  The perfect homestead trifecta!

The cordwood floor, masonry heater and wood cookstove. The perfect homestead trifecta!

 

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Cordwood Countertops & Cordwood Flooring

Bill Jarratt came up with this unique way to build cordwood right into your bathroom or kitchen counters.  Here are a few pictures and an explanation from Bill.    It seems there are many ways to use cordwood (not just for the walls:0)

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Here are the instructions if you want to try this at home.

INSTRUCTIONS ON BUILDING A CORDWOOD COUNTER-TOP

1. Build a temporary 2 x 4 frame to hold the ¾ B.C. plywood perfectly level and flat.  I used an under-mount sink so you need to cut that out ¾ larger all the way around for ¾ cypress edging.

2.  Mount ¾ ply base to 2×4 frame underneath attach ¾ x 1 ½ edging around exterior with ¼” sticking down and ½” above the ¾ ply cut log end pcs ½”and attach with waterproof glue and 18g 1” pins.

3. Coat top of log…

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Cordwood Countertops and Flooring!

Cordwood Countertops & Cordwood Flooring Bill Jarratt came up with this unique way to build cordwood right into your bathroom or kitchen counters.  Here are a few pictures and an explanation from Bill.    It seems there are many ways to use cordwood (not just for the walls:0)

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Instructions for Building a Cordwood Countertop 

Continue Reading to learn Bill’s recipe for making cordwood countertops. 

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