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Forum: Yurt Repair 10-20-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,038
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Roll on or paint on roof sealant for many small holes?

If this is a vinyl cover you can chemically weld other pieces to it. get billboard material
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-15-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

thats great!! the wool blend blanket material sounds like the ticket!! i just need one layer too! Ill keep you up to date :) Thanks for the detailed reply
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-07-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

The billboard material was relatively inexpensive! i paid about 300 bucks for the thicker (13mil i believe) for a 25'x50' piece!! Good idea with the belly straps i added one. The design i have...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-17-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

Mind you i left some flop to the weld so i could possibly collect rain water also there are some slight adjustments needed.
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-17-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

thanks for the suggestions!! I like the "rail" or wood rail but im trying to stay as temporary as possible... i insulate the plastic pallets with straw with a plastic encasing.

My overlap from...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

WHat would you suggest for sealing the edge of the cover? The yurt is up on plastic pallets at this point and screwed to the plywood on the pallets. right now i have a ratchet strap/rope around the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-16-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

Ive been living in my Yurt for about a month now! Doing Great! My solar is completely hooked up finally have electricity! I am considering getting a propane heater/thermostat so my new cat can stay...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-21-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

new pipe! Moving in soon putting insulation and cover up now! For the people who are interested in building there own yurt let me know I may be able to help. So far every piece i have built myself...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-21-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

new pipe! Moving in soon putting insulation and cover up now! For the people who are interested in building there own yurt let me know I may be able to help. So far every piece i have built myself...
Forum: Building a Yurt 01-21-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,674
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Yurt Cover

'chemical weld' I use billboard vinyl material with HH-66 as a chemical weld.
Forum: Building a Yurt 11-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

The second one shoes my and my little cousins enthusiasm toward wall completion. I had a great idea when I started the base. I used plastic pallets!! 28 of them to be exact, they hold 2500 lbs each!...
Forum: Building a Yurt 11-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

It was my internet connection... Here they are!
Forum: Building a Yurt 11-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Almost done!

WIll POST PICTURES SOON STILL NOT WORKINGGG
Forum: Building a Yurt 11-19-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,556
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Almost done!

Mostly done with my yurt!! Built every piece myself, With help from Laurel Nest Yurts and a few friends! Laurel has been outstanding!!! His design is my favorite out of all the modern yurt styles....
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-07-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,746
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Bamboo ger!

I would not be building the crown from bamboo. I was going to copy Bobs plan with the crown which is built by plywood and 2x4's but instead of his suggestion which would be 36 inches i would like a 4...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,746
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Bamboo ger!

Yea I will be living in it full time how big is your yurt? And does it have rafters every horse head? Or is it more the Colorado yurt design with rafters resting on the tention cable every other? My...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,746
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Bamboo ger!

Hey thanks for the response! I actually live in an area with heavy snow load... Do you think it would have bad structural property's? Another issue is I do not have much experience with bamboo.....
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,746
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Bamboo ger!

So after much deliberation I have decided i want to build my ger out of bamboo. I have been reading and getting some advice from Bob Rowlands on his build. (thanks again Bob) Also i am using recycled...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-30-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

I have figured out your layout! Thanks great explanation. Also a question on wall height and how many walls. In order to get from 16' to 21' do I just add a wall? Do I need to change the wall height?...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

Thanks for the response! Its very hard to follow directions on paper... I think I may understand I will try to make a diagram based on your instructions to see if I fully understand!
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

yes I will do this! I have helped my friend build several houses so i am handy. I am good at following directions. I apologize in advance of any novice building questions.... " do a full scale lay...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

And i would like to have 21 feet
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

This is great I'm so excited! I will have more questions. What did you do for winter insulation and how long did it take you? Thanks
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,545
Posted By ktm2racing2001
Re: Building a yurt from begining to end

Hi heveryone!! I am also looking to build a yurt/ger. I have friends who are Mongolian and was attempting to ship a few over.. but then I became interested in building one! I would really like a 19'...
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