The Czech market offers many indoor and outdoor saunas made from spruce wood grown in our latitude – we can’t recommend those, and you’ll find out why in our article. Learn how not to swallow the hook and recognize quality sauna lumber.
It applies to all saunas in the Czech market – not just barrel saunas. The best wood for making saunas is Nordic wood from trees growing in different conditions. Czech spruce is more affordable, but it’s not quite suitable for saunas as the wood must withstand being subjected to frequently changing degrees of temperature and moisture.