Again i realize this isn t a sauna design but they do often go hand in hand.
Build a wood burning sauna stove.
They offer pictures materials list and tools.
Plan the whole space not just the sauna footprint.
The stove is the heart of your sauna and the only thing keeping it from being a storage room.
You need to be very skilled in the carpentry department.
What i learned from building an outdoor sauna with a wood burning stove.
Most sauna purists will say wood burning is the way to go.
Saunas can reach temperatures of 150 degrees or more.
Wood burning sauna diy.
And its pronounced souna not sa.
While electric saunas are convenient nothing beats the ambience and rolling heat of a wood burning sauna stove.
I live in downstate michigan and went to college in the up met a whole crew of finlanders and was introduced to the sauna.
So if you are looking to build your own wood burning hot tub this is a nice tutorial for you.
When you build a sauna you need a softwood that is flexible and not easily damaged by moisture or warped by heat.
This is my first instructable but i have used so many for ideas and love the community input.
Building your own diy wood burning hot tub is not an easy task.
Mond bought a woodstove on craigslist.
The best wood burning sauna stoves burn clean sometime requiring just a fraction of the fuel wood as cheap alternatives.
The most popular choices are cedar saunas.
For me it was all about the kind of vibe i wanted in the sauna mond says.
Cedar planks have a beautiful look a pleasant smell and remain cool enough to sit on comfortably.
Harvia legend 150 wood burning sauna heater the harvia legend is a very nice stove complementing the sauna experience with its nature look and cast iron door with a glass viewing window.
You ll need a deck patio or other lounging area to rest between rounds in the hot room.