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Forum: Building a Yurt 09-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,469
Posted By ljamies1
Re: The Bath Yurt

Jafo,

- really like the roof/ crown! I have been looking for ways to put the stove in the center/ piped through the crown, without loosing light intake from above. I think you solved my problem....
Forum: Building a Yurt 09-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,009
Posted By ljamies1
Yurt vs. tiny house...?

I have built two yurts, one 12 and one 20 ft. I sold the 20, still own a 12, and have been considering building a 30ft. I would live in the 30 and turn the 12 into a bathroom.

However, lately...
Forum: Everything Else 08-03-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,176
Posted By ljamies1
Re: A yurt on someone else's property... (Advice for potential yurt owner)

A few thoughts;

- build your own yurt, its a blast and costs 1/4 of the cost. I used a building guide through a company, most of the information can be found online for free.

I currently have a...
Forum: Yurt Living 03-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,938
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Insulation worries

I have seen people stitch their own insulated poly-blankets to drape as the next layer behind the outer fabric. Since you will have four windows and a door section your wall insulation blankets would...
Forum: Yurt Living 02-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,142
Posted By ljamies1
Vented propane heater

Does anyone have any experience/ thoughts on vented propane heaters? I have used the vent-less and wont do that again (found the condensation and fumes most unpleasant).

Currently have a 12ft...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-20-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,579
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Building my first yurt

I had a friend make own double wall chimney by outing a 6 in. Single wall pipe inside an 8in. Single wall pipe and insulted with some kind of rock/wool cement stuff. He swears by it, not sure if is...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-18-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,016
Posted By ljamies1
Re: "Real" operable yurt windows

I agree. its actually quite simple to install your own window when/ if you choose. On my 12 yurt I have two real 32in.x72in glass windows ($150 each). I have noticed a few benefits.
- they make...
Forum: Buying A Yurt 01-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,695
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Laurel Nest Yurts

I have purchased a 12ft yurt and a 20 yurt from hal at laurel nest yurts. He is my yurt guru.

He encouredged me to make as many of the compents myself as possible, and gave me a free 100 plus...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,579
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Building my first yurt

ryankal, your platform looks great so far! I was just picking up a bunch on used pallets and had the idea to connect them and build some kind of frame around the outside of them to make the platform...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,579
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Hello

thanks bob, im really happy with how the double osb-lip turned out/ my friend came up with this, until then I had never seen it before...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-09-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,579
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Hello

I own a 12 ft currently and admittedly spent too much on the platform. If I were to do it again for a semi-permanent (around 3 years or less) i would change a few things:

- use fewer posts. On...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,545
Posted By ljamies1
Re: On grade versus sunken piers

I dug four holes at least four ft. deep and then found the small/ single concrete blocks which have the spacing on the inside for a 4x4 post to fit into. fill each of your holes with the concrete...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,380
Posted By ljamies1
Re: DIY crown/ any ideas...?

Jafo; thanks, this portfolio is awesome!!! Just when I think I have something figured out I see a picture that gets me all excited about a different way of doing it.

Reinventor; this guy...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-08-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,930
Posted By ljamies1
Re: Homemade yurt

bob; did you make your own crown? looks like lawyers of plywood glued together?
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,380
Posted By ljamies1
DIY yurt center ring any ideas...?

Im starting to plan out my crown/ center ring for a 30 ft. yurt and would love any/ all suggestions. I am brainstorming ideas/ materials other than wood. Maybe an old flour mill cog wheel or an old...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,210
Posted By ljamies1
Re: The Platform

two more...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,210
Posted By ljamies1
Re: The Platform

hey y'all. My friend is a carpenter and helped me design a 20 ft. deck/ saved me a good bit of money by reducing the number of cross beams/ concrete piers needed. two osb bands around the edge/...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-07-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,235
Posted By ljamies1
Re: yurt cover

awsome; found them!

I have a friend to help we sew the edges/ seams. Any suggestions on the proper sewing meching/ thread/ needle? I assume you need some kind of walk-along sewing mechine? ...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,235
Posted By ljamies1
Re: yurt cover

Bob,

Thanks for the information; canvas seems to be te way to go this time around. Any suggestions on a company or source? I have found canvas tarps on the online discount tarp warehouse websites...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,235
Posted By ljamies1
yurt cover

Hey fellow yurters;

I have reviewed all the other posts regarding covers in advance...

I currently own a 12ft yurt with a polaris fabric and just sold a 20 ft yurt with a starfire fabric. The...
Forum: Building a Yurt 12-12-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,765
Posted By ljamies1
SIP platform?

Hey guys,
Im new to the thread so please excuse any mistakes in advance. I'm moving my 12ft. yurt and beginning to plan a 30 ft. yurt. Id like to build some kind of portable SIP panel system for...
Forum: Building a Yurt 12-12-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,972
Posted By ljamies1
Re: insulating the roof

TKOAK,
I like where your heads at. Im in the process of winterizing my yurt and the ceiling is particularly frustrating to insulate while keeping somewhat portable. Once you begin cutting tapered...
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