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Why You Should Think About Living in a Teepee

July 29, 2021 1:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Native American tribes across the country have taught newer Americans a lot of tips and tricks—including construction methods. Teepees are one of those housing options that can be incredibly portable during hunting season. While your regular home may not be a teepee, it’s worth considering whether this kind of tent would be a good choice while hunting, fishing and camping. Can you live in a teepee? Yes—but if you’re not hunting, camping or fishing on a regular basis, you probably won’t need to use this kind of construction for everyday purposes. If you’re interested in permanent living, there are... View Article

Teepee Dwellings and Their Amazing History

May 19, 2021 5:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Teepees are an important part of history for many Native American tribes. These dwellings provided excellent shelter for North American Indigenous tribes all across the Great Plains and in other areas. They were durable and easy to construct, making it easy for tribes to travel from place to place. Teepees could also protect against all types of weather. They helped keep heat in during the winter and would stay cool during the warmer months. Teepees even featured fire flaps at the top, so people inside could keep a fire burning without smoke filling their space. Despite popular belief, though, teepees... View Article

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