May 4, 2019: Open House at Earthwood. Click on the top item on the list to the right for more information. >>>
Earthwood Building School of West Chazy, NY, has conducted one – to five-day workshops in Cordwood Masonry and Earth Sheltered Housing since 1981. This website now includes all of our 2019 Cordwood and Earthwood Techniques Workshops. Click on Workshops for the latest info. Or see Upcoming Events to the right. →
Located in Northern New York, in the foothills of the Adirondacks, Earthwood is an off-the-grid 5-acre campus with a dozen cordwood masonry outbuildings, including four guesthouses, a library/bookstore, sauna, and mess hall.
Through its course offerings, books, videos, CDs, building plans and conferences, Earthwood strives to promote an integrated approach to home design, emphasizing energy efficiency, self-sufficiency and responsible stewardship of natural resources.
For news from Earthwood, see Newsletter, set up in a blog format. For an important new link to Rob’s Cordwood Masonry Q and A page – go to LINKS.
Private cordwood masonry workshops are available. Contact us.
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Why order books and videos directly from Earthwood?
1. Rob Roy’s books are signed by the author. Big deal. But see next item.
2. Roy’s Cordwood, Underground, Stone Circle and Timber Framing books are the textbooks for our workshops. If you purchase them from Earthwood – we know, because they are signed – and then decide to take a workshop, you get a full deduction of the book cost from your registration.
3. You help support small business instead of big business … so that we can stay in business!