Wednesday, August 10, 2016

All the yurt's a stage...


And Mark and I were merely players, called in to improve the look of this one here in California.


Here are the various stages. 



- Creating a stone foundation (from scraps and leftovers) for supporting the new deck and stairs we would be building. 





- The fabricating work,  essentially cutting and dressing huge steps from the dry stone academy granite material




- Then supporting exterior dry stonework, stacked decoratively up from grade to the underside of platform slabs
- And finally adding three heavy basalt columns for balance and to give some architectural accent.


Having now successfully circled half of it with stone, exiting and reentering the yurt has a whole new 'atmosphere' to it




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