the yurtopia story - Phase 1!

Scouting out and clearing the site, building the deck for the storage shed & main Yurt deck.

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  • Where it all began...18 wooded and wild acres on White Lake!  No road access either!
  • The crew together for the first trip up!
  • The crew at the Bayview lodge on the first trip!
  • The work crew, looking sharp!
  • Boat trip over for the first good look at the land!
  • The crew embarking on the first stage of the process!
  • Clearing the site for the storage shed deck
  • Cooling off in the crew's bathtub!
  • Unloading building materials from the barge
  • Crew foreman relaxing after day two!
  • Tired crew on the storage hut deck.
  • The deck posts for the Yurt are in!
  • Ride back from the site in a hail storm!
  • Construction of the main deck floor
  • Circle shape for floor of Yurt being drawn
  • Crew after completion of Phase 1
  • Overview of completed deck floor
  • Crew foreman celebrating completion of phase 1!

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  • Click here to view phase 1 of the yurtopian construction process!
  • Click here to view phase 2 of the yurtopian construction process!
  • Click here to view phase 3 of the yurtopian construction process!
  • Click here to view phase 4 of the yurtopian construction process!