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Prariewood Photos

The house will use cordwood masonry and make use of wood from reclaimed sources and fallen trees.

The first photos are from September 2005.

Some of the center posts with temporary support pieces
A proud Rob in his creation
The outer trench
A general overview


These photos are a year later, early September 2006.
The house with roof progress
The roof detail


And another year later in September 2007, with the roof done.
View of the entire house
The metal cupola roof for rain water collection
Tired painters find a bit more energy
American Gothic...

November 2007: Windows installed!
The first of the windows installed in the cupola.

August 2008: Some prairie photos

One of two large ponds on their property, home to many frogs and ducks.
View from the house roof over the prairie

April 2009: Interior work beginning...

View from the cupola out, with the solar light tubes on the roof.
Inside--the roof and inner supports visible

The outside of the house, temporarily covered in tarps to allow for work during winter.

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