OK Duane, I'll bite. I haven't been following this thread, so if this
question's already been asked, I apologize up front. What about saunas?
They clearly generate as much moisture as a shower and typically don't have
the ventilation that a shower has. They seem to do just fine with cedar.
What am I missing?
The Finns tend to use soft woods (as opposed to softwoods), such as
pine, spruce, and aspen (especially for the benches). I think the
basic idea is that these woods tend to be pretty stable, not expanding
or contracting much from changes in moisture content. Cedar also
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