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Here is a free copy of my book Build your own yurt, written in 1995, It has been used by a great many people who have built their own yurts. Our designs have progressed enormously since 1995. For a much more comprehensive guide see The Complete Yurt Handbook or see the rest of our website A complete guide to making a Mongolian Ger by P.R. King First edition 1995, Second edition 1997. Third edition, revised, updated, and expanded. 1997. Third Edition Fully revised and expanded for 1998 Internet Edition Jan 2000 The Yurt The English word Yurt comes from the Russian Yurta describing a circular trellis walled framed tent. The Kirgiz yurt with bent-wood roof poles and crown and a domed overall shape. The two tiered yurt with a pointed roof and two layers of wall section placed one on top of the other. The Mongol or Kalmuk ger with straight roof poles, a heavy timber crown, often supported by two upright poles, and fitted with a wooden door. Figure 1.

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How about a yurt, dome or tipi as a spare room? -Low impact living info, training, products & services Here’s an interview with David Field of World Tents about how a tipi, yurt or dome could be used as a spare room in the garden. Lowimpact.org: Hi David – so who might this type of ‘spare room’ be for? DF: People who want their own little private haven that they can retreat to and feel at peace – to be in their own space, undisturbed, to do their own thing. Lowimpact.org: For example? DF: An art space, some kind of studio or workshop, or for meditation, yoga etc. But especially – for teenagers.

Fire Escape Rapunzel System Posted on January 6, 2011 by saya Wow, the Rapunzel Box, though actually designed for a quick escape during fire, seems just like a new wear for superman and superwoman. I mean, that’s the coolest way to escape from fire. The Rapunzel is usually equipped within a building, offering several boxes for people to use. Whenever a fire bursts, you’re suggested to put your hand into the Rapunzel box to grab the handle, let your wrist fixed by Rapunzel and then land onto the ground.

Green Home Building:Yurts yurts.com Pacific Yurts made in Oregon goyurt.com Go Yurts are made in Oregon. yurtworks.com in Oregon Would-be Hoboes: Your Dream House Has Arrived Treehugger points us to this very clever design for a jacket with pouches in its lining that can be unfurled to reveal a personal tent. As the designer, Justin Gargasz, explains: Individuals feel the need to escape interactions in their environment everyday. Whether it be interactions with excessive technology or other people, this psychological and physical need to get away is where I began my investigation.

Want a Cozy, Affordable Home? Build A Yurt In 1996, I bought 10 acres in Saranac Lake, N.Y. At the time, I was living in Pennsylvania, but I had visited small town New York several years before while visiting Paul Smith Forestry College, and I had always wanted to return. Following the death of my father and getting divorced, it seemed a good time to start on my dream. Until I was able to move to Saranac Lake permanently, I worked many hours at a utility company and spent my vacations camping on the land with my two kids. Over the course of those vacations, I cut, stacked, and hauled trees, and put up a shed to store my tools.

Water Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale Water Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale The Water Shelter project responds to the needs of rural populations in developing countries who live in areas of recurring floods, with a geographical focus on the Zambezi basin in Sub-Saharan Africa. The design provides the user with the necessary tools and information to migrate temporarily and efficiently. Encouraging self sufficiency at each stage of the disaster. The bespoke design addresses four vital needs: shelter, drinking water, product transport and information, whilst reflecting social traditions. Building A Yurt From Scratch: Resources Yurts (and more interestingly to us, Gers) are front and center on the Milkwood research table currently. We’ve identified these structures as a likely cost-effective, climate-appropriate solution for our coming need for weatherproof, windproof, cosy crew-space come Spring at the Farm. While there’s many solutions to easily yurt oneself if you have a reasonable budget ($8-$10,000), we need to find a solution more in the DIY realm.

EDC - Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via... Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via theprepared: Chapped lipsIn extreme cold weather, you can rub it on the exposed parts of your face. The thin layer helps prevent heat loss by limiting radiation and air convection.Lubrication for your fire bow drill, etc.It is a great firestarter! It works just like petroleum jelly.

How to Build a Low-Cost DIY Yurt from Sticks, String and Mud – Green Homes – MOTHER EARTH NEWS In 2007, I visited Bill Coperthwaite at his home in northern Maine and fell in love with the only round house I've ever been in that really works. The beauty of it grew directly from the circle itself; Bill didn't try to make it fit a squared-off floorplan: no right angles, and the big spaces (the main living space is about 30 feet in diameter) were simply divided in half or in thirds. People in one portion had privacy but could reach any other part of the building easily via a generous circular "room" that was open all the way around the perimeter. Bill's designs would make a wonderful book (in addition to his classic, A Handmade Life), but I went home wondering how I could combine his ideas with my own favorite material: mud. Creating a Structure from Basket-Woven Willow My first attempt was a hybrid stud frame building with wattle and daub infill.

GATLING GUN KIT CNC MACHINED ALUMINUM FOR RUGER® 10/22® RIFLES Every gun enthusiast that's seen a gatling gun in a western movie has wanted to get behind the gun, crank it hard and watch it spit lead! Our Gatling Gun Kit uses your 2 Ruger 10/22 rifles (not included) and will give you a good feel for what a real gatling gun would feel like at a price that you'll like. The kit is precison CNC machined from billet aluminum, including the frame and the receiver covers - No Cheap Plastic parts here!

Who built this yurt? We did : ) The site is tinkered on by me – Sarah Lecouffe Axtell – but we (Jedidiah Wiebe and I) both created and live the yurt year round in Salmon Arm, BC. <><><> o0o <><><> What did we make the yurt out of? Swedish Firesteel Army Model In the world of man, names are very important. McClane. Rambo. Matrix. How to Make a Junk Mail Yurt First Gen American First Gen American.com I live on a odd little homestead, kind of. It’s getting there, at any rate. My husband, kids and I raise chickens, bees, and this Spring will be adding ducks, pigs or maybe goats (god, I hope the goats don’t win out!). Around here things are always changing. My husband, Michael and I currently work in the construction industry with expensive art degrees behind us.

Arming Yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor. As a Survival and Preparedness instructor, I take my line of work very seriously–sometimes too seriously. Occasionally, though, I like to take on survival projects that are just downright fun. This article highlights one of those projects. I’m fortunate in that I’ve been able to turn my passion into my profession–this being the study of Survival and Preparedness.

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