It is another day with ninety degree heat and humidity. Many of the older cabins in this area have saunas which their residents still use and dearly love. This barrel-shaped sauna is near a rebuilt Scandinavian cottage on Williams Lake, Mn.
This Swedish bathing pavilion features rough-cut pine walls that are treated with tar, a preservative that yields a time-worn aesthetic. Photo by James Silverman. This originally appeared in Modern Wood Pavilion Joins Home.
A big sauna with a huge window looking out on the forest and the outdoor hot tub that's big enough for many people to warm up from the cold. This could also be used as a cold pool for dunking after sweating in the sauna.