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Old 04-02-2015, 09:44 PM   #281
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The first go round I anchored the roof cover to the ground cable with a zig zag rope pattern as Knecht mentioned. 'Twas a goofy look for sure. So, I redid the cover anchor by passing rope through all the roof cover loops, and cinching that rope down to the ground level anchor cable with six vertical ropes. Somewhat less dorky, but hardly Mongolian looking. I'll tell you what it sure holds the cover down tight.
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:27 PM   #282
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I ran ropes down through the kahana and tied it to 6 of those screw in anchors for dog runs. i tied the top to the tension band. the anchors were right at the base of the wall on the inside out of sight out of mind.
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Old 04-05-2015, 10:41 AM   #283
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We hoped to finish the inner layer of

insulation

today, but snow comes and leaves unpredictable, so we can't remove the wall cover completely. We tucked it up somewhat and placed the complete circle of carpets around the floor edge, so at least that's done. It looks weird with the camo now, but imagine there will be latte-brown felt above the carpets then.


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Looks warm to me. Nice wall anchor brackets. I have one at every cross. That yurt may sway a bit in high wind but they'll never be lift off. lol
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Old 04-05-2015, 10:26 PM   #285
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When we built it, we've first placed about ten brackets around, then added several more on spots where khana tended to travel over the floor edge. Seems like enough, but more can always be added anytime.
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Old 04-06-2015, 08:48 AM   #286
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Yup. Looks good to me. Off to work. Later.
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Old 04-09-2015, 04:17 PM   #287
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Big progress today! Finally had a nice day without rain, snow, windstorm or other presents from above. So, we could start the wall

insulation

at last!
First, we took off the camo tarps.


Then we added the wool felt






Here's a trick to hold the felt on the

tension cable

before it can be stitched to it:



And here's a trick how to install the hemp fiber stripes. They are 10m long but only 60cm wide, so it's not easy to hold such a piece of material to the khana before it can be tied and secured. We've solved this by tying a long piece of wide rubber band around the yurt. The insulation stripes are easily tucked under the rubber and you have enough time to tie it. Then just move the rubber up and go on.

First hemp stripe added:


...continued


and almost done:


Lower cover tarp added. It's not perfect, but we'll take the tarp off once again in a while, so it's no big deal.


Interier look, don't mind the roof insulation, it's still somewhat messy after the windstorm. It will be all straightened and fixed during the final completion.


As usual, too dark to take pics when we've finished. Both outer tarps are in place.

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Old 04-09-2015, 06:20 PM   #288
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Very nice Knecht. This thread is golden. Very cool.
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Old 04-09-2015, 06:42 PM   #289
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Thanks!
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Old 04-21-2015, 03:22 PM   #290
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Hoped to adjust the roof today, but it was too windy. At least I've finished the chimney top piece that I'll put through the crown hole when we finally finish the roof.
Was too lazy to make the top hat, so I bought one. Couldn't find one that would fit my pipe, so I bolted it to the pipe, using spacers made of scrap copper tube. Guess that will work nicely. The hat was made of zinc-coated sheet, so I just put two layers of black paint on the outer side to further protect it against rain and rust. The stove pipe got a layer of zinc spray and maybe I'll wipe some graphite powder on it once it's in place. That stuff lasts for surprisingly long time.



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