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Forum: Building a Yurt 07-22-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,370
Posted By blondie
Yep, I agree. In my sitation I will require two...

Yep, I agree. In my sitation I will require two layers. I will be in an area that is cold in the winter and HOT in the summer.
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-21-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,370
Posted By blondie
Hi All

May I jump in here and say that you need to find a way to insulate both the walls, ceiling and floor, if you are going to live way up there with children. I am going to use some bubble wrap, some...
Forum: Yurt Living 07-08-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,990
Posted By blondie
Critters

My reseach of the area indicates that critters are an issue. I have pondered putting some tin flashing around each of the deck support posts. Does anyone else have any ideas?
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-05-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Ya'all know that there are several Mongolian...

Ya'all know that there are several Mongolian yurts for sale on ebay currently?
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-05-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Yup the critters are going to be a problem. ...

Yup the critters are going to be a problem.

I picked up three 4 ft wide copper tinted, sliding glass doors to frame up together for a picture window in the yurt wall. I can't have the view go to...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
The property and the river are absolutely...

The property and the river are absolutely beautiful! You are so lucky to get it. How far do you have travel to get in?

I picked up a portable propane water heater. I will need to put in a grey...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Oh, I wasn't thinking about high tech how about a...

Oh, I wasn't thinking about high tech how about a stove to bake frozen pizza for the kids. A frig/freezer for the pizza. How about an inside hot shower?
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
I think the lofts are great! But i just don't see...

I think the lofts are great! But i just don't see myself climbing a ladder to got to bed at night. Perhaps when I was 12 yr old but not now. I may do one later for guests but don't plan on it right...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
I found Laurelnest Yurts on the net and have been...

I found Laurelnest Yurts on the net and have been using their specs and info to build the yurt. I purchased their book on "How To." It has been a great support. I sew well so that is not an issue....
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
In this part of the world, it is not location,...

In this part of the world, it is not location, location, location but water, water, water. I already have a well master on the job and I am waiting in line for his time and effort.

Blondie
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Water is at 35 to 50 feet! Blondie

Water is at 35 to 50 feet!

Blondie
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
WOW! It worked! Those on the lush and green east...

WOW! It worked! Those on the lush and green east coast will see empty desert. Those from the west will see possibilities. Add a good well and a solar well pump and it will be green and lush. The...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-04-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
The ranch. Blondie

The ranch.

Blondie
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-03-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Hi, I tried to post to this forum, but don't yet...

Hi, I tried to post to this forum, but don't yet have a url for them. I got one photo of the property on facebook but you have to click on the phrase to open it. The property is 400 odd miles away...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-03-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Hi, 2x6. They are heavy suckers to move...

Hi,

2x6. They are heavy suckers to move around.

Blondie
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-03-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
I purchased the canvas at Rochfords for about...

I purchased the canvas at Rochfords for about $1600 and about $400 in lumber. I picked up the inner lining of the walls off Craigs list for $125. lol I have a 1500 gallon water tank waiting to go to...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Hi Andy, Yes, it is breath-takingly...

Hi Andy,

Yes, it is breath-takingly beautiful!!! I have planned three double paned sliding glass doors to be built into the wall toward the Zion's Mountains. They are metalic tined and will facing...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
It will be a full time residence. I will be...

It will be a full time residence.

I will be running a frig/freezer and a big screen TV with a couple of LED lights on a track light system. I will probably need to run the generator for the dish...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
yes, I am a girl.........lol

yes, I am a girl.........lol
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Solar I have three 175 volt German made...

Solar

I have three 175 volt German made panels.

Blondie
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Oh! it is a very big project! Fire is a very...

Oh! it is a very big project!

Fire is a very big issue at this moment. It is normally dry but not this dry. The humidity is about 2 to 4%.

The yurt will come in under 2K, the deck will be about...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Hi

I bought 14+ acres south of Zions Nat'l Park last fall. It is way out there and I will be off the grid at least for a while. I have been researching yurts for quite a while. However, the funds...
Forum: Building a Yurt 07-02-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,916
Posted By blondie
Yurt!!

Jafo!

Beautiful yurt! Did you insulate the deck? How? Is this a full time residence? Do you have a stove? perimiter or central?

Blondie
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