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Putting up a Yurt june 2010

Dave and Jenny made this 6 meter yurt for me. I was pushed for time to finish the platform before the yurt arrived on site, but Dave came and helped with the construction and to lay the floorboards, after which things happened remarkably quickly… A big thank you to both of you for having taken read on ..




The Frame The yurt is a circular self-supporting structure: a wooden frame, comprising trellis walls (khana), with bent or straight roof rafters arching from the top of the walls to a central wheel. We use either sawn ash or oak, or coppiced chestnut wood ; the coppiced frames look and ‘feel’ more rustic, while the read on ..