Time Required: Three days
Difficulty: Expert

The chilly weather at their lakeside cottage property has brothers Andrew and Kevin opening their minds and their pores to the ceremony of sweat that is the sauna. But knowing the bros, it’s not just going to be any old sauna – not when Andrew insists that the key to a truly amazing sauna is the ability to jump from the heat directly into the cold lake. They conclude that the only sensible thing to do is to make a sauna with immediate access to the deepest, coldest parts of the lake – the Ultimate Floating Sauna.

Project Steps

Step 6

Once we had the uprights in place, we framed out the roof. The tricky part was figuring out how to get it up on to the platform and over the top of our beams. So we put in a couple two-by-fours, that we used as a ramp to help us out. Once the roof frame was in place, then the next step was to put in some steel sheathing and cut a hole for the chimney.


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