So, now let’s talk about minor details like framing out your actual platform…things like beams, joists, decking…little minor details like that which actually hold your yurt.[read more...]
So…you have decided to put your yurt on a crawlspace foundation. Smart move.
“Of course YOU think its smart, Bob…just because YOU did it, it must be the right way…the ONLY way, right?”
“Go sit in the corner…I don’t have to listen to you yap. I gave good reasons in the site/foundation section for a crawlspace. Go back and read it if you were asleep during that discussion.”[read more...]
Some of MY reasons for selecting the site and foundation I did may not apply to you in your situation, so I’ll tell you WHY I made the decisions I did. You may choose differently…I don’t know EVERYTHING, ya know.
…I heard that snide comment from the back of the room. I know I USED to say,”If I didn’t know it, it wasn’t worth knowing”, but I haven’t said that in…well…er…let’s just say I haven’t said it in a long time. OK?[read more...]
Wait a minute! I said I already had a house, on some acreage, and a mortgage…all of which, combined, kept me from buying a yurt…How did I wind up a yurt dweller? It seems a neighbor that I have had problems with for a few years, and who had, on several occasions, made the statement that, “I’m gonna run you off the mountain!”…decided the best way to do that was…to burn my house down. Isn’t that the way most civilized people resolve problems? The neighbor thought he ran me off the mountain…he was wrong. Anyway, my neighbor’s kindness left me[read more...]
Hi folks! Welcome to the yurt section of “JuicyMaters”. Here I hope you will be able to get some questions answered about yurts…about yurt package suppliers, about building a yurt from the ground up, including one type of foundation, kit erection, and finishing the inside, about building inexpensively without going totally cheap, and some general yurt-ish questions…like .. “Why the heck would someone want to build a yurt anyway?” Because I’m weird that way? …and, “You want to live in a tent PERMANANTLY? Are you crazy?” Yes, and quite possibly. I hope the yurt section of the blog will do[read more...]