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By using a wider plywood it is possible to increase the headroom by almost 30 cms
All this info can be found on the Specs page here
Q: How long will it take to build my Plurt?
Much will depend on your skills and workspace but expect about 200 hours to build.
Q: How much will a Plurt cost to build?
It is very hard to say as there are so many variables but a Plurt should cost about 3000€ or about half that of a similar sized traditional yurt.
Q: Where can I put my Plurt?
Q: Do you sell a Plurt kit?
The Plurt can be assembled on any flat surface that is anchored to the ground. Be careful not to place directly under trees with overhanging branches.
Sorry no, the Plurt is only available in plan form. But don't let this stop you! You don't need any specialist tools or a massive place to build one as none of the panels are over 2.5 m long
Q: How long does it take to assemble?
The Plurt is a very light structure but so long as the surface it is screwed down to is heavy or fixed to the ground it can withstand strong winds, although for comfort's sake it is always best to place your Plurt in a sheltered place away from the worst of the weather. The close fitting roof panels and guttering system ensure the Plurt is always dry and cosy inside.
Q: Just how tough and weather proof is a Plurt?
Q: How much does the Plurt weigh?
The Plurt weighs about 250 kilos in total. Each wall panel weighs about 17 kilos and each roof panel about 10 kilos.
Q: I don't have any woodworking experience, can I still build a Plurt?
You do not need to have any special experience, you only need very basic woodworking skills, and a few power tools such as a jigsaw and a plane. The fully illustrated plans walk you through every step of the build.
Q: How many windows can I fit to the Plurt?
Q: Can I increase the headroom of the Plurt?
An opening window can be fitted in to each of the wall panels if required and as the panels are interchangeable they can be moved around if you fancy a change in layout.
Q: What are the Plurt's dimensions, area, headroom, volume etc
Q: Tell me more about the plans
The metric plans have over 100 pages and photos and even bonus sections full of useful information. The plans come as a PDF file and are 17 mb in size. The Plans can be downloaded immediately from this site via PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account, and you can pay with your credit card. Upon completion of your payment you will be given an option to either save or open the plans. Save the plans to your hard drive. You will receive an email confirmation.

If you prefer the more traditional method of purchase, please visit Duckworksbbs.com. It may take a bit longer and it costs a little more but they are really nice people to do business with.

Remember that we will plant 5 trees for every set of plans sold. Click here to learn more

With practice a Plurt can be assembled in less than one hour by one person although it's easier with two.
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