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Forum: Buying A Yurt 02-26-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By YurterRT
Re: ISO Home...Yurt Style

Did you look through the classified ads on this site? They usually have some cool ones on there. ☺
Forum: Building a Yurt 09-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By YurterRT
Re: cutting lattice for chimney - any advice

I'm installing one using Jafo's pics as instructions, working great so far.
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-03-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By YurterRT
Talking Re: Looking for both a materials list for deck and yurt itself. anyone have one?

I can certainly relate to having what might seem an impossible, to some, designed dream. Research research research was my go to reaction when some on this forum pretty much slammed my ideas of what...
Forum: Buying A Yurt 02-16-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,399
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Best Yurt Manufacturer for harsh Maine Winters

I agree that being able to open the dome makes all the difference in the world. :rolleyes:
Forum: Buying A Yurt 02-05-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Do I really need a platform?

Jafo, it was less than $800 as best I can ball park on the concrete by the bag price.
It was the perfect solution for me as it was too remote to get a hired pour done. I could work at my leisure...
Forum: Buying A Yurt 02-01-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Do I really need a platform?

I bought it as I went and could mix, pour, & spread working in the evenings after work and on weekends that I could. Didn't keep a running total of the # of bags/total cost of concrete purchases.
Forum: Buying A Yurt 02-01-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Do I really need a platform?

I am in Bowie County, Texas. I poured my own concrete platform in pie sections forms, after leveling and laying a moisture barrier. I additionally set 16 treated posts 3 feet deep in concrete in the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 09-19-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Equipment Needed to Erect a 24' Yurt

When I put my roof cover on, I laid the fan folded cover on a scaffold, and with three people, began to hand it up, and the next person, handed it off to the next until we had it centered on the...
Forum: Yurt Plans 06-21-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Looking plans for small yurt

Look at the following
Clan yama kaminari yurt

Click on make it, and scroll to the ring and rafter details. I have built that system in both my yurts. Very strong and solid even in extreme wind....
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-17-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Any good books on building a yurt?

I simply used items (unconventional as they may be) that I had on hand that served the purpose of erecting the yurt so well. My costs were so little due to that fact. It's like it was meant to be, in...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-16-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Any good books on building a yurt?

I studied this extensively before erecting a custom built 22' yurt and the instructions worked like a charm.
I did vary on the ring and went with my own design and it has turned out great. Greatest...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-16-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Any good books on building a yurt?

None better than this listed below by Bob Rowlands
Anyone interested in learning how to actually build a yurt from scratch should go to:

Clan yama kaminari

Click on 'make it' on the left side...
Forum: Yurt Plans 10-25-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Yurt visits

It's the neatest story too.
And wowza what a yurt!!!
Forum: Everything Else 08-07-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By YurterRT
Re: New to Yurts

That's exactly what I went by to get my ring and rafters put together. Worked perfectly !!!! I read that over and over and it went together as if I knew what was I was doing !! Lol😊
Forum: Powering the Yurt 08-05-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,835
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Mini splits?

Hierony, that's a great open minded suggestion. You are correct, all of our networking computer equipment is housed and cooled/ heated seperately from the building vs ac/heating units.
My homemade...
Forum: Everything Else 07-23-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By YurterRT
Re: New to Yurts

In building a custom DIY yurt from mostly recycled material. Driven by pure blind faith and more. It was as if I had no choice but to roll with it -I could not stop the build. Every day after an 8...
Forum: Everything Else 07-19-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By YurterRT
Re: I Wonder How Many Yurts Are in the US?

When googled, it shows 242 listings for yurt rentals in the United States. Im sure the same could be researched for yurt sales .
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-09-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By YurterRT
Re: DIY Ring construction

Been in my banded, glued, & screwed landscape timber ring yurt for a lil bit Bob-o !!! It's working like a charm -solid like a rock ! No children have been allowed as yet just in case u were onto...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-23-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By YurterRT
Re: DIY Ring construction

Good grief bobo. It s a question friendly question, & only a question .
There's no legal liabilities for a question in a freakin public forum
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-22-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By YurterRT
Re: DIY Ring construction

Thank u bob rowlands for your input - learned lil about yurt ring construction materials and a lot about your coothlessness. Your input was lil but helpful. Lol
Jafo ,
Why would a circular ring...
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-21-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,955
Posted By YurterRT
Re: Yurt from scratch or buy a kit?

It is an awesome read ! I'm not a pro carpenter but I'm confident I can make it happen hope u do too !!!
Forum: Building a Yurt 03-21-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By YurterRT
DIY Ring construction

This will surely be the greenest post ever I'm sure 😄
I am in the beginning stage of planning to build custom yurt. Hopin to use materials on hand to serve each facet of yurt .
Is it reasonable to...
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