While not intended for the same sort of temporary use as a hexayurt, and certainly not intended as a do it yourself project, The Tetra Shed would appear to employ some of the same design principles as the hexayurt and is something that focuses on the long term temporary shelter needs. You can learn more […]
Bi-directional filament tape is the approved tape for constructing and seaming hexayurt panels. 5.1 mil thick Polypropolene tape with fiberglass reinforcing filaments woven at right angles 220 lb tensile strength in both directions Clear synthetic rubber adhesive 3 inch neutral core Accept no substitutes.
It is the time of year when we begin to see a little activity in bi-filament tape related to hexayurt construction. This won’t peak until mid-summer, but a few anti-procrastinators are getting started on yurt construction. If you are considering building your first hexayurt or giving some thought to upgrading to “this year’s model”, then […]
Online video aggregator Blip TV has created a channel with lots of videos about hexayurts. It’s called “The Hexayurt Project” and the content there presents a much broader picture of what hexayurts are all about than the “how to” videos found on YouTube. Click here to see the Blip content.
Hexayurt master builder Julie Danger uses the concept of kites when describing how to hinge roof panels using the “Danger Hinge” technique. Open up your Facebook page and take a look. The link is here.
Wondering how much tape you’ll need to complete your hexayurt? Appropedia has a handy spread sheet in Excel format that you can download. It is on this page. You can also open it as a Google doc if you don’t have Excel.