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Old 09-16-2014, 08:14 AM   #1
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As you know, we built a new yurt up at my yurt camp to house the shower and bath tub. I decided a long time ago, to go with Surely Yurts for a small 10 footer custom made by Steve Reed. He and Ray (pictured below) constructed it by hand. We started building on August 22nd and here was the location:

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Old 09-16-2014, 08:19 AM   #2
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With a little help from Cooper the dog, we got started on the platform. I say "we", when I actually mean Ray and Steve. I didn't really help all that much in the building other than carry a few things and making sure we had enough supplies and hops to get the job done:

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At this point, I started building beer brats because we all know you can't build a yurt without them.

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Old 09-16-2014, 08:25 AM   #3
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The platform work went pretty quick actually. They leveled everything off of a big slab of granite in the center. Unfortunately for us, it was right near a yellowjackets nest, but we didn't bother them and they didn't bother us, at least for a while:

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Old 09-16-2014, 08:58 AM   #4
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Here Steve explains the install so far:
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:17 AM   #5
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Here they are finishing off the platform and ending the day.

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Old 09-16-2014, 09:29 AM   #6
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On day two, after a well needed breakfast and gallons of water, we got started on actually putting up the yurt.
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:38 AM   #7
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Now we have the frame up:

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Old 09-16-2014, 09:46 AM   #8
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The roof and the wall fabric:
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:53 AM   #9
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Wrapup video.
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:58 AM   #10
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Here is what we had at the end:

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Followed by chicken grilled on the campfire.

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