Using techniques of his ancestors, Stan McCone builds with sod.
USEFUL TOOL: Plows like this one cut the sod for the houses that once dotted the American prairie. Stan McCone, of Sanborn, Minn., adopted the techniques of the pioneers to create his own re-creation of the rustic dwellings.
COMFY DIGS: Stan McCone’s work reveals that the humble sod house could transform into some quite welcoming quarters with the addition of a few furnishings.
WALLS OF SOD: The sod house Stan McCone built has walls made of “Nebraska Marble” – sod brick, that is.