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Western Red Cedar Sauna Wood: 3 ½" Clear, 1/2" Thick

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Western Red Cedar Sauna Wood: 3 ½" clear (no knots), ½" thick. Priced per square foot for easier cost calculation. Simply figure your square footage area of the four sauna room walls and ceiling, then call us for a shipping quote on just what you need to finish your sauna project (or the entire Custom Kit if needed).

Our 3 ½" wide western red cedar sauna wood paneling is a clear grain premium grade (no knots). Each tongue & groove paneling board starts out as a 1"x4" milled to perfection. Cedar sauna woods are very popular because of the famous "aromatic cedar scent".

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  • Western Red Cedar Sauna Woods have a traditional v-groove style tongue & groove boards
  • Actual board size is 3 ½" wide coverage and 1/2" thick
  • Lengths available up to 8 feet

Best to assemble western red cedar sauna woods with stainless steel nails and a finishing nail gun. Stainless Steel Nails are recommended to make cedar sauna wood paneling installation a breeze. Other types of nails will deteriorate, losing holding power and leave stains or streaks on cedar sauna wood.

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Western Red Cedar Sauna Wood boards are most commonly installed vertically for a seamless look and less waste, as most common board length is 8' length. Some people prefer the horizontal look of sauna woods, which usually costs more as there is more waste. For example a 5' wide x 7' high wall paneled vertically would only have about 1' of waste on each board. This wall paneled horizontally would have almost 3' of waste. Most of our paneling woods are available in several lengths for minimal waste on-site installing the sauna kit.

Other Manufacturers may sell Cedar sauna wood paneling size as a 1x4" (which is starting rough size before finish milling) and priced per linear foot. We offer actual size paneling priced per square foot that is much easier to calculate for sauna building. Cedar sauna woods vary in color and shade, however our shop will select a good mix of boards for a consistent look. When assembling cedar sauna wood, it is best to layout boards for each wall before beginning, so overall look of sauna room will completed to your liking.

Western Red Cedar Sauna Wood Information:

Cedar sauna woods are strong, lightweight and generally do not warp or shrink over time. Red Cedar woods provide a more comfortable and cooler sauna surface to sit and lean on, compared to more dense sauna woods. Cedar sauna wood naturally repels many bacteria, fungi and insects. All Cedar sauna woods have an aromatic scent, but the heartwood of Red Cedar trees has the strongest aroma and is popular in many American traditional saunas.

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