Yurtraising
Nov 23 to Dec 10, 2004
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14 people, a day and a half, and lo! A yurt arises!
Also prep work on "foundation".
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Foundation for yurt is gravel...


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then sand...


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... and finally high-density styrene/styrofoam


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Picking up yurt kit from Pacific Yurts (it fit great on a Santana 22 sailboat trailer)


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Now we add the 7/8 plywood. Boy, are they heavy!


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Believe it or not, the doors are almost the first things up


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Hey, is this guy a Shaman or what?


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What can I say, one of my favorite shots...


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We got the "high wind" package; the standard ones have fewer supports


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The insulation liner goes up and on pretty easy


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Karen's mom comes to visit


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Mylar/bubble insulation installed on top


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Getting the 15-year roof through that hole was such a bear, there are no pictures to record the event.


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Plexiglass skylight installation


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End of day 1: all but side walls.


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Winter Solstice ritual at Patti and Jan's yurt (1st & 2nd grade)