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How to Build Your Own Sauna & Sweat
     

How to Build Your Own Sauna & Sweat

by Mikkel Aaland
 
This is an illustrated, in-depth, how-to-build guide to constructing your own sauna or sweat bath. The author is Mikkel Aaland, a universally recognized authority on sweat bathing cultures around the world. The 100-page booklet comes complete with simple, straightforward instructions and designs that accommodate just about any budget and a variety of building skills.

Overview

This is an illustrated, in-depth, how-to-build guide to constructing your own sauna or sweat bath. The author is Mikkel Aaland, a universally recognized authority on sweat bathing cultures around the world. The 100-page booklet comes complete with simple, straightforward instructions and designs that accommodate just about any budget and a variety of building skills. You’ll learn how to build a traditional Finnish savusauna, how to build your own wood-burning stove, how to select an appropriate electric or gas heater, how to properly ventilate and insulate a sauna, how to select the best sauna rocks, and much more. You’ll also learn how to build and use a Native American inspired sweatlodge.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012692566
Publisher:
Cyberbohemia Press
Publication date:
01/13/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,109,039
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Mikkel Aaland is an award-winning photographer, popular workshop leader, and the best-selling author of fifteen books, including Sweat, The Illustrated History and Description of the Finnish Sauna, Russian Bania, Islamic Hamman, Japanese Mushi-buro, Mexican Temescal and American Indian & Eskimo Sweatlodge. He lives with his family in San Francisco and Ulefoss, Norway.

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