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pup hexayurt

|UPDATE — late Sep 07|

I rebuilt the pup yurt, sealing the edges better with a better tape — and it has stood since April, through some pretty strong storms.  I had it anchored against a wooden fence with a 2’x2′ piece of particle board through the summer, and the only other alteration I made was to apply a tarry waterproofing sealant to the roof.

The design and the materials are sturdy.

Fiddling around with a 4’x8′ sheet of thermax type stuff (R-Max sheets), I got a 3′ tall model hexayurt. Here’s the thing itself:


It did fall apart, due to dew and structural problems (the missing 6th wall?)… Here’s another pic:


And a diagram of how I did it (all is also on the Hexayurt Google Groups pages)…



April 5, 2007 - Posted by | green, making

1 Comment »

  1. […] Woody Evans figured out how to build a perfectly proportioned hexayurt model from a single 4′x8′ sheet of board materia… […]

    Pingback by On What Is, And What Is Not » Woody’s Pup Hexayurt Design | April 14, 2007 | Reply

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