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How to Build a Sauna

Here are all the steps you need to build a sauna from start to finish, with helpful tips along the way.

Materials

  • 2x4 boards
  • construction adhesive
  • drywall screws
  • floor leveling compound
  • nails
  • screws
  • speed square
  • bolts
  • drywall
  • wood shims
  • high-strength construction adhesive
  • 10d common nails
  • unfaced insulation
  • custom sauna kit
  • 1x6 pine boards

Tools

  • 2' level
  • 6' level
  • measuring tape
  • safety glasses
  • carpenter's square
  • chalk line
  • drill
  • framing nailer
  • framing square
  • hammer
  • hammer tacker
  • laser level
  • level
  • miter saw
  • reciprocating saw
  • staple gun
  • power miter saw
  • pneumatic nailer
  • 4' level
  • pin nailer
  • polyethylene vapor barrier
  • sliding T-bevel

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