Archive for the ‘Vendors/Credits’ Category


Throughout the process we referenced these Rob Roy publications:

Complete Book of Cordwood Masonry Housebuilding
The Complete Book of Underground Houses – How to Build a Low-Cost Home
Earth-Sheltered Houses
Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

Other Resources:

Cordwood & the Code: A Building Permit Guide
Alternative Housebuilding by Mike McClintock

Vendor Contacts:

Architectural Metals LLC (metal roof)
Verona, WI 53593
Phone: (608) 826-5000

American Hydrotech Inc. (living roofing materials)
303 East Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611-3387
(800) 877-6125

Black Bear Enterprises (log home construction, large window installation)
8467 Arbor Trace Drive
Verona, WI 53593

Creative Ironworks (Castle door decorative hinges, peep hole)
Mike Edlinger
(608) 832-0501

Dwyer’s Specialty & Lining (spray foam insulation)
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511

Gimme Shelter Construction, Inc. (masonry fireplace)
P.O. Box 176
343 County Road KK
Amherst, WI 54406
(715) 824-7200

H&H Electric, Inc. (solar panel installation)
3201 Latham Drive
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 273-4464
Fax: (608) 273-9764

Ivey Construction Inc. (gravel, concrete)
1020 Bollerud Street
Mineral Point, WI 53565
(608) 987-2967

Judd’s Woodshop (cabinets, castle door, staircase)
9572 Overland Road
Mount Horeb, WI 53572

Marling Lumber Company (decking, etc.)
1801 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-4777

Miller Post + Beam, LLC (Glulam-tm timbers)
N7486 Meadow Ln Crivitz, WI 54114
Phone: (715) 854-7509
Fax: (715) 854-7597
Email: mpbllc@centurylink.net

Postville Blacksmith (railings, room divider)
Bob Bergman
(608) 527-2494

Stetson Building Products (concrete forms, Bituthene, NP-1 caulk, lime, much more)
4015 Terminal Drive, McFarland, WI 53558
(608) 838-5545

Sun Valley Fabrication (metalwork; shower tower, outdoor ramp)
(800) 235-4146
Hollandale, WI

True North Cedar, Inc. (white cedar)
P.O. Box 16065
Duluth, MN 55816

Window Design Center (windows, doors)
6524 Seybold Road
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 271-8002


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