All our yurts are available as a DIY package. This is our guide to help you understand what's involved. The DIY package gives you the chance to be truly hands on with your yurt, using our detailed step-by-step guide you will be painting and assembling the yurts wooden frame. This will give you a deeper insight into how the various components of the wooden frame work together. It's not something for everyone, you will need some basic DIY skills and time. However there are great savings to be made compared to our standard yurt prices, but it is equally a very rewarding experience.
All fabric layers on your yurt come complete and ready for use. Each fabric layer will only require unpacking prior to installation on your yurt
An instruction booklet comes with all DIY yurts. This fully illustrated guide gives step-by-step instructions through every process involved in finishing your yurts wooden frame. It explains the features of each part of your yurt frame, how to select the best paint for your yurt and the best method of painting each part.. Finally a section on assembling each part where required. We are confident that anyone with basic DIY skills should be able to take on this project. If in doubt please speak with us for a more detail.
What you will need to do
Wall trellis: 4 -6 pieces based on yurt size
Come pre-treated with a natural oil based wood preservative and require no additional work prior to first use.
Roof poles: 54 - 78 depending on yurt size
Treat with a good quality wood preservative and then paint or varnish in colour of your choice. To assemble a small horsehair rope with need to be threaded into the end of each roof pole and tied off.
Crown Wheel: 1 piece
Treat with a good quality wood preservative and then paint or varnish in colour of your choice. To assemble you will need to screw in four O rings around edge of crown wheel
Crown Wheel Supports: 2 pieces
Treat with a good quality wood preservative and then paint or varnish in colour of your choice. No assembly required for this item.
Door & Frame: 1 piece
Treat with a good quality wood preservative and then paint or varnish in colour of your choice. To assemble you will need to install seven O rings in the door frame, screw hinges onto door and hang door in it's frame,. Wooden beading re-install around pre-cut Lexan windows to hold in place.