I’m going to TRY to keep y’all up to date on the progress (its slow, I know) of the yurt addition I am adding here at the JuicyMaters homestead. I keep trying to remember to take pictures of everything as I add the bedroom/yurt to what was the entire yurt home until I married a gal named Cindy and her daughter, Sarah, but sometimes I forget. A note here on the room in a yurt. Its great for one person, and its great for two, and it might even be great for a couple with a baby, but for two[read more...]
I know, I know…the construction articles stop at platform construction. I’m gonna finish ‘em soon. There are about 4 more construction articles to go and they are all already in the pipeline…be patient.
Anyway…after 5 months of yurt living, including the coldest part of the winter, I’ve got some observations on my radiant heat floor…and they apply to any radiant floor on a crawlspace, not just a yurt.[read more...]
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...]