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Forum: Building a Yurt 10-29-2013, 01:24 AM
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Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

We've continued to decorate and refine out yurt interior through the summer/fall, so I thought I would post some pics. Additionally, we've had the large alder tree hanging over our yurt taken down...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-09-2013, 11:07 PM
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Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

LD...great to hear your visit went well. We are having one of the most beautiful spring/summer's on record...and when the weather is nice, there is no place more beautiful than the NW. Even when...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-29-2013, 05:56 AM
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Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

LD

Best of luck with your search. The Puget Sound area and the San Juans are some of the best places on earth to get out of hot, humid weather. This year we have had one of the driest, most...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-10-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Well...since getting our yurt up last weekend, we were anxious to get back out for a weekend to start doing some finishing work and just enjoying it. 2 things: 1) I was blown away sleeping under the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-05-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Thanks for you kid words JAFO and thank you for your site and encouragement. A big part of the enjoyment of doing this has been sharing it on your site. Thanks for creating a great community and...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-04-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-04-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Well....it took longer than expected, but we finally completed the construction of our 16' Colorado yurt this weekend....finally giving us our "vacation home" on Orcas. My wife, daugther and I...
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-13-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

I finally finished my platform about 2 weeks ago...but did not have a chance to post pics as I have been super busy at work. My wife, daughter and I went out there and finished up cutting the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-13-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Thanks Jafo....and you were right...it was a bit of a pain getting all the materials up there. Luckily my buddy has an 8' x 16' tool trailer that we were able to load up.
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-13-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Some more pics of the construction, our site and my buddy Travis. I am hoping to get back out to the island next weekend to finish up the platform.
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-13-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

I thought I would post a few more pics of our yurt platform construction. A special thanks to my good friend Travis for his hard work last weekend. I now understand why yurt manufacturers recommend...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-16-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Re: Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

Thanks for the nice comments and encouragement Jafo and Marshall. Even without the yurt I typically dread coming back to the mainland from the San Juan Islands. It is such a beautiful and magical...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-14-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,946
Posted By OrcasGuy
Starting My Yurt Life on Orcas Island, WA

My wife and I have owned a beautiful little piece of ocean-view land on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands of WA state for about 9 years now. Over that time we have enjoyed camping up there in the...
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