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The Best Wood for Making Tipis

November 23, 2020 7:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Homeowners looking to spruce up their property by adding a unique feature should consider constructing a tipi. A tipi looks great, is fun for the kids and doesn’t cost a fortune to build. Before you run to your Utah lumber yard to pick up supplies for the job, be sure you know the best wood to use for a tipi. This post will cover a few things to look for in your tipi wood: Flexibility: The first thing to look for in your wood is flexibility. Flexible poles will be easier to work with and are able to withstand strong... View Article

What Type of Twine Should Be Used When Building a Tipi?

November 9, 2020 7:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether big or small, building a tipi is a fun DIY project for kids and parents alike. On top of being a fairly easy build process, tipis require very few materials. In fact, all you need is wood for the poles, some kind of covering for the exterior and some twine to hold it all together. There are many different types of twine on the market, and knowing the best string to use when building a tipi in Utah isn’t always straightforward. Continue reading to learn a few qualities to look for in a good tipi string: Easy to work... View Article

Tipi Furnishing Ideas

January 17, 2020 12:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Investing in the fun and whimsy of a fully-functioning tipi is a one-of-a-kind purchase. Why? Because a tipi is a one-of-a-kind space, unlike anything you’ve experienced. It’s for that reason that some owners fall short on tipi furnishing ideas in Utah. That’s completely understandable. The potential for a new tipi is endless. These incredibly customizable structures can be turned into literally anything, from a spare bedroom to a child’s playhouse. With that in mind, here are some ideas to transform your new tipi into the cozy place you’ve always wanted. Understand what you’re looking for The sheer possibilities of your... View Article

What Is the Lifespan of a Tipi?

November 6, 2019 10:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Few ancient dwellings remain as relevant in modern society as the tipi, the home of choice for nomadic Native Americans for centuries. Tipis still hold a vaunted place among Native American peoples. However, they’ve also become popular around the world because of their portability and inherent comfort. With all those benefits, the average camper may wonder what is the lifespan of a tipi in Utah. The answer may surprise you. The history of the tipi Though the date of the invention of the tipi is a mystery, historians do know that these flexible dwellings have been a mainstay of native... View Article

Tips on Keeping Your Tipi Warm in the Winter

August 28, 2019 1:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tipis are ancient forms of housing and community space used by some indigenous American nations for centuries. Today, people use tipis for a wide range of reasons, including as a space to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature, as art studios or even as a secondary residence. Tipis, like yurts, are enjoying a sense of renewed popularity. Tipis are relatively cost-effective compared to yurts, however, because they have a much simpler structure that requires less timber and labor to construct. If you’re planning on spending any amount of time in your tipi this winter, however, you’re likely wondering how... View Article