Supi Sauna Wax by Tikkurila

Untreated sauna benches and panel walls can be blackened using the Supi Sauna Wax by Tikkurila. This water-soluble solution with natural wax is colourless but it can be tinted black.

Saunaperinteitä

The entrance to the smoke sauna door. The door handle is a moose antler. Note the birch whisk (vihta) hanging on the wall, with which to smote oneself! In the heat of the sauna, the vihta produces a wonderful herbal smell.

Pihapiirin ulkopuolelle jäänyt saunarakennus aiottiin purkaa pois, mutta päätettiinkin kunnostaa. Kaksi alinta hirsikerrosta piti uusia. Lahonnut sisäpanelointi purettiin. Muhkeat lauteet veisti Mikko. Tuikkukruunu antaa saunaan tunnelmallisen valon.

Couldn't have picked a better day for a sauna session. my mind is my own worst enemy. I'm slowly learning how to conquer it.

My childhood sauna memories. Rustic with enamel equipment, linen towels. Cabin 100 years of age refurnished |Satavuotiaan hirsimökin remontti | Meidän Mökki

My childhood sauna memories. Rustic with enamel equipment, linen towels.

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch branches (with leaves on) and swat themselves and their fellow sauna bathers with it. Vihtas can even be bought from a shop and stored into a freezer for later (winter) use. Using a vasta improves blood circulation, and its birch odour is considered pleasing.

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch…

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