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I hope to have one of these someday. They look fantastic, and best of all, they are period. Anyone have access to an industrial sewing machine?
- Yurt Quest: In search of Ger
- One of the best general reference sites on yurts.
- Nice general yurt resource.
- Singing Horse Designs
- These folks are SCA and build them!! Master Todric is supposed to be the best.
- The Buryat Mongolian Ger
- The Construction of a Yurt
- This is one of my favorite pages on yurts, it is very detailed.
- Glenn-Sha's Gher Page
- Also titled, "How we made our own Gher or Yurt" and "How to avoid our mistakes". It is to the point and has diagrams.
- Medieval Pavillion Resources
- Kyrgyzstan nomads beside yurt in the Muzkol
- Russian Yurt Interior
- This is a copy of a lithograph from the book Shelter. Pretty cool book if you want to study the history of tents and houses.
- The Mongolian Felt Tent
- From an online exhibition. Visit a virtual yurt!
- If you want to get ahead...get a YURT!
- A felting page, but there are some good pictures of yurt frames.
Jacinth's Recommended Books:
- Tipis & Yurts: Authentic Design for Circular Shelters, by Blue Evening Star, ed. Leslie Dierks
- If you have it in your head that you want to build one of these, this is a good book to start with. It has patterns and details for construction of both tipis and yurts.
- Shelter, edited by Lloyd Kahn
- Wonderful book for pictures of historical shelters.