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Forum: Building a Yurt 12-08-2019, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Pucks_poppy
Connecting bamboo rafters to center ring

Hey, any thoughts on methods for connecting bamboo rafters to the center ring? My center ring is made of 3 layered octagons, like the Simply Differently design. Considering that bamboo is hollow and...
Forum: Building a Yurt 12-08-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Re: Ceiling/Center ring wood stove exit

Thanks for the feedback! I'm now convinced about the skylight venting versus roof fabric venting, and have begun collecting parts to vent through the center of the skylight. I appreciate the tip...
Forum: Building a Yurt 12-02-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Ceiling/Center ring wood stove exit

Hi,

Looking for some advice on venting a wood stove through the roof or tonoo of my yurt. I want to vent it this way (rather than through the wall) because I'd like to keep the heat from the pipe...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-23-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Interior wall materials if exterior is vinyl

Hi,

My exterior walls are billboard vinyls, and I am looking at polycotton or acrylic-coated polyester for the interior walls. I will have to use foil bubble wrap for the insulation.
Any thoughts...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-25-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Re: Ground cover/footprint materials

Hi, thanks for your response. So you are saying that below the hay bales wrapped in tarp, I should only put gravel, and not another tarp, right? How about between the hay bales and the sub-flooring?
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-24-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Ground cover/footprint materials

Hi, I'm wondering about inexpensive materials for ground cover below my platform (which will be hay bale for now). I'm in the wet part of the PNW. Is there any reason not to do billboard tarp? What...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-13-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Re: Inexpensive yurt cover in PNW climate?

Thanks for the info, Bob. I'll cross canvas off the list. I'm curious what climate you live in that you are able to skip insulation, or do you just not use the yurt in the winter?

I'm thinking I...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-13-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Pucks_poppy
Inexpensive yurt cover in PNW climate?

I'm building my own 16' yurt on the cheap, and am considering cover options.
What would be good (and lasting) inexpensive cover, wall, and insulation material for the PNW (near Portland, OR)...
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