Sauna Tribe is a Suomi Finland 100 project dedicated to exploration of the topics of Finnishness, sisu and sauna as they are expressed across the globe.
Not calling infrared heat rooms “sauna” is not about elitism but several things: Scientific accuracy, clarity in conversation and education, preserving livelihoods, and protecting a cultural heritage.
A proper set of axes is an important part of any woodsman’s arsenal, but also the wood burning sauna owner. Here’s a gallery of Finnish and Swedish axes including Gransfors and Fiskars… plus some a bit more… unusual.
You’ve either heard it or said it yourself dozens of times in your life: “It feels like a sauna in here”. A valid feeling, since it’s true – many situations may feel very much like that, like stepping into a car on a hot summer day. But are there conditions for what makes a REAL Finnish sauna?