Guest Post series continues. Thanks Christian for your oneness and candor in reviewing wood stove options, below. Christian is in the midst of his own backyard sauna build and in return for his research, I am sending him a free copy of my ebook.
As you’ve probably discovered I pride myself on researching the finer details, benefits, pros and cons and most recently I’ve been exploring a popular topic. Sauna wood burning stoves. Some of my opinions or pros and cons will be unique to my decision criteria’s but in the spirit “your word” of sharing some information with my brethrens I thought the following matrix would be helpful to anyone considering a new wood burning stove.
Quickly, some context of what was important to me.
Firstly, it was imperative to source a stove that would be extremely efficient and one that would not produce a ton of smoke so I may maintain a stealth Zen like status.
Secondly and key, was a stove that was hand built and built to last 20 plus years. In particular, the thickness of the steel and the components used.
The following is a comparison matrix chart of the beautiful Harvia Legend 150 and the Clydesdale “my word” Kuuma wood burning stove: