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Forum: Building a Yurt 06-30-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By carbonebria
Re: Yurt flooring

Thanks Bob!, sure here are some more pics of the progress thus far.
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-30-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,769
Posted By carbonebria
Re: Yurt flooring

@kochevnik - To answer your question, yes I finished my floor last weekend (see pic). We used a foil faced bubble wrap for insulation on top of the beams then put down 2x6 tongue and groove...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By carbonebria
Re: question on T&G flooring

Yes they will.....I may extend the skirting beyond 8 inches but for the most part they will as I play on using the space under the platform for storage if possible
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-23-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By carbonebria
Re: question on T&G flooring

Thanks for the insight Bob, appreciate it!

I'm excited to get to the flooring step this weekend, hopefully the weather in VT holds out for me.

For insulation I am planning on only using the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-23-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By carbonebria
Re: question on T&G flooring

Thanks for your reply Bob, this makes a lot of sense.

Before laying down the T&G, would this be a good time to put down insulation or a vapor barrier?

I have heard mixed reviews on the vapor...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-23-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By carbonebria
Re: question on T&G flooring

Thanks for the info.

Were some of your beams not exactly level with each other? I am debating on putting down 1/2 inch plywood first and then the T&G to level things out, has anyone else done this...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By carbonebria
Re: question on T&G flooring

I am planning on installing 2x6 spruce tongue and groove flooring on PT 6x6 beams for a 25' yurt in central VT in coming weekend and I was wondering what the preferred method to secure the 2x6 T&G to...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-21-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,769
Posted By carbonebria
Yurt flooring

Hi all,

I just completed the framing for my 25 foot yurt that will be located in Central VT. Since we get quite a bit of rain and snow in this area, I wanted to see if anyone had recommendations...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By carbonebria
Re: Yurt platform post holes

The general slope of the land is around 25 degrees but the site of the yurt is probably around 15 degrees.....its one of the more flat sections on the land.

There is a fairly prominent stream...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-01-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By carbonebria
Re: Yurt platform post holes

Thanks for the responses. The soil is clay after you get down about 18 inches. The watery holes are sporadic so my concern is shifting the platform will uncover some more watery holes.

Bob - I...
Forum: Building a Yurt 06-01-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By carbonebria
Yurt platform post holes

Hi all,

I just kicked off construction this past weekend on a 25' yurt platform in Rochester, VT!

The location is on a piece of land that is about 1200 feet in elevation with a fairly steady...
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