Join Little Foot Yurts; makers of traditional style yurts and learn how to assemble, construct, shape and steam a yurt frame! Versatile and portable the yurt can be used for a cabin, studio, home or workshop space.
This two and a half day workshop will provide a thorough introduction to yurts, and the basics of yurt construction including: coppice as a timber crop, Acadian forest species, making a greenwood working station, steam bending, using a drawknife, froe and other hand tools, planning and designing your walls, roof, and wheel, and erecting a yurt. Open to all skill levels. Leave with the practical skills and resources to start building your own yurt. Families welcome.
When: Friday, April 21st-Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 (Earth Day weekend!)
Where: 1459 White Rock Rd, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Cost: $360 plus tax, includes workshop fee, yurt camping, gourmet vegetarian meals & snacks, and a yurt zine.
Accommodation: Sleep, eat, learn and share with others in comfortable yurts equipped with a log burner. Compost toilets and a warm yurt kitchen will be available for dinning.
Registration: Please register online at lfy.ca. Full agenda and workshop outline is posted on our website.
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $160 will be required to reserve your spot.
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