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Sauna Craft

Sauna Craft CWS Model heater and TPT 3 control are included as standard. Select upgraded Sauna Craft or Tylo heaters/controls as prefered.

  • Precisely engineered baffled shell construction provides enhanced air flow for quicker heat-up time, cost saving efficiency, and cooler outer shell
  • Rugged construction for years of safe, low cost, efficient sauna enjoyment
  • High quality, low watt density heating elements
  • Built-in high temperature safety cut-off
  • Tested and approved for use in Canada and U.S.A.


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No Control (Add $-175.00)
TPT-3 (Included)
EL-13 (Add $100.00)

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  • Divided output for a constant sauna temperature and reduced energy consumption. The elements cycle off in stages.
  • Thermosafe, velvet-smooth (cool-touch) shell covering never gets hot.
  • Humidifying reservoir built into all rock trays.
  • Deep stainless steel rock compartment. So efficient that all water splashed over rock evaporates.
  • Triple-mantled construction for durability.
  • Approved for use in Canada and U.S.A.
  • Volcanic "sauna" rocks provided with all heaters.


Tylo Sense Sport 7

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Sauna Layouts

Standard two tier Bench (5x7)


Layout 5x7-1A

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Top "L" bench (5x7 Prime)


Layout 5x7-2AL

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Two Tier "L" bench (5x7 Prime)


Layout 5x7-3AR

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Cedar direction on the Ceiling

Cedar direction on the ceiling - Our standard cedar direction of the cedar is front door to back.


Side to side

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  • All wood doors constructed of western red cedar
  • All glass is tempered for safety.
  • Except for frameless, All Doors have Insulated Thermopane Glass
  • Door 24" x 74", R.O. 26" x 76-1/2". Door comes Knock Down, not pre-hung
  • Frameless Glass Door R.O. 27-1/2" x 75" (Door=24" x 72"). Frameless Out of Stock 


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Door Hinge


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Door Handle

Designer door handle upgrade


Standard Door Handle

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Designer Features

Floor Boards (walking area only) LK-57

Note: Price will decrease with 2 tier "L" bench.


No Cedar Floor Boards

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Built-in Backrest


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Sauna Accessories

Accessory Packages

For more accessories options, see accessory page


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  • Standard Layouts (5x7)
  • Common Sauna Layouts
  • Construction Details
  • Tylo Features
  • Combi Steaming Heater
  • Sauna Craft Features
  • Kits: Prime vs Plus vs Premium

LK Prime Kits Include:



1X4 Clear Cedar bench tops. Benches are supported by wall cleats and 2x2 legs.
2x4 bench tops not available with LK Prime kit (go to LK-NPlus or LK-Premium).


Cedar framed door with Single pane tempered glass is standard with LK Prime (Clear glass).
All sauna doors come pre-hung on jamb.

Rough opening (26" x 76-1/2").
Optional upgrade to any other pre-hung doors.



Vapour Barrier:

Foil vapour barrier. Adds insulation value because of heat reflective qualities.


1 x 4 (9/16") tongue & groove (T&G), "Clear" grade Western red cedar for walls and ceiling.
(Saunas up 8' are line horizontally and have no seams. Saunas over 8' line vertically and may require seams.)


Includes our Standard model Sauna Craft CWM Model Heater (sized according to room size).
Optional upgrade to any other of our Sauna Craft or Tylo brand sauna heaters.


Includes our Standard model Sauna Craft TPT3 Model Mechanical Control.


Vapour proof marine light fixture.

Heater Guard:

2 x 2 vertical posts with 1 x 3 rails.


5/8 x 5/8 Cedar Corner molding for walls and ceiling.


1x3 cedar casing for door interior. (Optional additional casing for exterior of door.)


Cedar slide vent for outlet.


Galvanized finishing nails for T&G lining.
Galvanized box nails and treated screws for benches.


Notes & Specifications:

  • Standard sauna height is 82½".
  • Kits up to 8' x 8' are lined horizontally (unless otherwise noted.)
  • Unless otherwise specified, the door is located somewhere on the long wall and cedar on the ceiling runs the shortest span.
  • Standard two tier benches on long, back wall opposite door. Bench depths: Top = 20"; Bottom = 16" (for saunas under 5' deep, bottom bench is 8".)
  • Standard Door Rough Opening is 26" x 76½". (Note: Frameless Glass door has different rough opening size.)


Note Re: material length:

Cedar lining materials come to you 1/4" below the foot.
For example: a 5' x 7' kit includes boards that are 593/4" and 833/4". You can "stretch" your framing 1", so 61" x 85" is OK.  But any longer means you will be short. You either need to go to next size of sauna or strap the walls to reduce slightly.

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Construction Details

Click to view installation manual for your selected sauna kit:

Note: Below are merely short form instructions for your consideration. The material kit will come with a full manual including detailed drawings.


Use 2 x 4 construction grade spruce studs to frame the walls and ceiling. If the ceiling span is over 10', use 2 x 6 studs. Unless otherwise specified, for saunas up to 8' x 8', the walls are LINED HORIZONTALLY and FRAMED VERTICALLY. Frame the walls at 16" on center. Frame or strap the ceiling to an inside height of 83-1/2". Frame the ceiling so that the cedar will run the shortest direction. Provide extra blocking for bench supports and heater.

Standard kit height 831/2".  Most  Saunas are 7' height or lower. Minimum height is generally 75" to 78" depending on heater model.
Maximum sauna height should never be higher than 8'.  If you really want higher, we strongly urge being as close to 7' as you are willing to go; i.e. 7'-4" or 7'-6". 

For standard horizontal lining, strapping is not required.
If lining vertically, strap (1 x 2 spf) over the foil to change direction. Can be used to create air space, but it is not necessary.

Electrical rough-in of heater, control and light should be done at this time. If using an outside control, the thermostat should be installed at this stage. (See heater specifications and control wiring diagrams for wire and breaker sizes.) Hook-up of the heater and light can be done after the sauna is completed.

The space between the studs in the walls and ceiling is filled with 3-1/2", R-12 fiberglass insulation.


Vapour Barrier

Foil vapour barrier over the inside edge face of studs over the insulation.

Use the specified lengths of tongue and groove cedar (see "Material Packing List"). Depending on the actual inside finished size of your sauna, it may be necessary to trim these boards. Nail through the tongue only in order to conceal all nail heads (Blind nailing). Use the 11/2" nails supplied. Install the tongue and groove cedar to the ceiling first. Start lining the walls at the floor and work your way up. The first cedar board should be left about 1/2" off the floor. Cut the last board to fit.

Fasteners supplied are galvanized nails and treated deck screws. All fastening is to be blind nailed.

Depending on kit selected, there are clear cedar 1 x 4 or 2 x 4 boards for bench top construction. Depending on the actual inside finished size of your sauna, it may be necessary to trim these boards. Before doing any fastening, select the boards to make sure the better face of the board comes out on the sitting surface. When building the benches, the better side will be face down as you are fastening from the bottom. This is so there are no nails or screws on the finished surface. Use the treated nails and screws supplied. If the sauna is 5' or more deep, the top bench is 20" deep and the bottom bench is 16" deep. If the sauna is 4' deep, the benches will be 20" & 8". Spacing between the bench boards should be about 9/16". (You can make gap smaller, but it will affect overall bench depth. You will have to adjust framing accordingly).
It is important to have two tier benches. the warmest air is closer ot ceiling. Sitting at a lower level, you will not feel the heat.

Door (door picture gallery)
Cedar framed door with 16" x 64" glass or Solid cedar door with smaller 12"x24" window.
All doors are Pre-hung on 9/16" x 4-9/16" jamb.
Standard Door size = 24" x 74". Standard  Rough opening=26" x 761/2". 
(Except Frameless Glass Door = 24" x 72". Rough Opening=271/2 x 75".)
Larger and custom doors available (i.e Tall Door=24"x78", Commercial Door=28"x78", Handicap=36"x80"

Sauna Craft CW- model heaters can be mounted in the corner or on a straight wall.
Tylo Sauna Heaters are designed to mount on the straight wall.

Heater Guard
Use the 2 x 2 for the vertical posts and the 1 x 3 for the horizontal rails. Due to their "cool-touch" shells, Tylo heaters may not require a guard.

Cedar Floor (optional)
Use 1 x 4 cedar, square edge laid over cedar sleepers. Build as with benches with good face on walking surface. Top boards should be spaced approx. 5/8" apart. The sleepers should be placed at 1'-0" on center.

Other Considerations
Commercial saunas should have a drain in the center of the floor (sloped to the drain) to facilitate cleaning.
Most residential saunas have drains, but it is not essential. Water should only be used in moderation. 

For residential, tile is attractive and functional; however it is also acceptable to leave concrete. If floor is sloped, mosaic tiles are best. 
You may add a tile baseboard up the wall 2-3".


Sauna Heater

The heart of every sauna is the sauna heater.
Tylö sauna heaters are widely renowned and greatly respected for their high quality and distinct features - but not everyone knows all the reasons for this. That's why we'd like to take this opportunity to point out some of the most important benefits of the Tylö design and explain what this means for you. Read on to find out why the hottest range of sauna heaters on the market knocks all the others cold.

Safe to touch.
"Thermosafe" velvety covering ensures a low surface temperature - just 40°C on the front and sides of the heater.

Quickest heat-up time.
Twin side chambers maximize the through-flow of air, minimize heat-up time and economize on running costs. No other sauna heater uses less energy. 

The lowest energy consumption.
Test after test confirms that Tylö is the most energy-efficient sauna heater.

Tylo saunas vs other saunas

The most even bathing temperature.
A divided output is the secret behind the constant bathing temperature and lower energy consumption of a Tylö heater. Divided output means the heaters elements cycle in stages. Other heaters go on/off, on/off, etc. causing a temperature swing. Tylo heaters maintain an overall higher and more consistent temperature.

The finest material quality.
Only Tylö has a solid-cast top, inner casing and stainless steel stone compartment.

The best heating elements.
Tylö is the only sauna manufacturer to produce its own heating elements - the very heart of every heater. High quality here is crucial for a long service life, and Tylö elements are widely regarded as unsurpassed.

Optimum water sprinkling.
A deep generously proportioned stone compartment, and direct contact between the stones and the heating elements ensure perfect water sprinkling with 100% vaporization. 

The right quantity of stones.
Tylö makes sure that the quantity of stones is perfectly matched to the output. Too many stones prolong heating-up times, leading to higher energy consumption and poorer steam generating performance. Tylö heaters are also the only ones on the market that can be used with or without stones.


Tylo sauna heater

Built-in humidifier.
This unique Tylö feature further enhances your sauna bathing experiences.

Superior performance.
With a Tylö heater, you can enjoy a pleasant sauna, wet or dry, at whatever temperature you choose from 40-90°C (104-194°F).

Best in the test.
Time and time again Tylö has scored top marks in Finnish sauna tests. Tylö was first awarded the coveted 'Best in Test' accolade in competition with seven Finnish heaters in 1982. A test published in a Finnish magazine (Kuluttaja no. 5, 1995) confirmed that Tylö also has the quickest heating-up time and lowest energy consumption. A SEMKO test in April 1999 confirmed this result and also proved that the steam generating performance of Tylö heaters was unrivaled.

Combi (Soft Sauna)


The Tylo Sense Combi is quite simply the most sophisticated sauna heater on the market - the only heater that lets you enjoy traditional or Soft Sauna in one and the same room. The choice is yours. We call it Soft Sauna.

A gentle way to share a pleasurable experience. It is just as much a way of life as it is a technical sensation, and yet it takes up just a few square meters of space in your home. Invite your friends and family, select a therapeutic essential oil, feel the warmth and gentle. Steam engulf you, and enjoy being together. Let Soft Sauna make an impression on your day.


What's Your Temperature?

Soft Sauna picks up where traditional saunas leave off. Some people prefer a hot and quick sauna, others like to linger in mild temperatures, enjoying the gentle steam and aromatic fragrances. Test for yourself which temperatures and options are ideal for you and your relaxing moment.

Imagine having a family home spa with the resources of a professional spa where you can relax together, exquisitely engulfed in steam and aromatic scents – and yet also be able to enjoy the relaxing dry heat of a traditional sauna. Choose the sauna cubicle and heater that suits you and the way you want your moment to be. A moment that stretches on and beyond.


Double Your Enjoyment

The Combi is like having two saunas in one. In dry mode, it operates like a typical sauna - high heat, low humidity. In "soft sauna" or steam-sauna mode, it is an entirely different sensation. When you splash water on the rocks, you to get that blast of heat. Many of those who enjoy saunas love that sensation. Others find it a bit too intense. When you slow boil  the water, you soften the heat. It takes the edge off. The Combi broadens the appeal of saunas. Those who have historically not like saunas really enjoy it. And old fashioned sauna enthusiast love it even more. You can still splash water on the rocks in steam mode to get that wave of extra heat. The Sense Combi is a true hybrid. Two distinct sauna experiences in one and the same room.


Can I Have Steam In a Cedar Room?

The Combi produces steam and the sauna is more humid that a typical sauna, but it does not generate steambath levels of steam. It is not a Turkish bath. You will see steam rising off the heater and you will feel the difference, but the walls do not get wet. And once the Combi has completed its steam cycle, the sauna portion comes on high for 20 minutes to help bake the room dry.


Click for more info:  Tylo Combi Steaming Sauna Heater Brochure

See Sauna Craft Brochure page

(4kW to 9kW)
CW Wall Mounted (Exterior Controls)
CTT Wall Mounted (Built-in Controls)

Wall or Corner mounted
Wall hung
Stainless Steel (304) shell and inner baffles



Black high heat, baked enamel frame & rock tray.


100% Stainless Steal.



Residential Warranty: 5 years.

Commercial Warranty:

1 year

CW-XR: Residential Warranty:


Commercial Warranty:

3 year

(12kW to 18kW)
FM Floor Standing (Exterior Controls)

Floor Standing
Stainless Steel (304) shell and inner baffles


Black high heat, baked enamel frame & rock tray.


100% Stainless Steal.



Residential Warranty: 5 years.

Commercial Warranty:

1 year

CW-XR: Residential Warranty:


Commercial Warranty:

3 year

XR Model Heaters - Deep Rock Basket

CW-XR and FM-XR have deep mesh rock basket
Vertical column of rocks and better vaporization

Comparing All Three Sauna Material Kits

Which is Best for You?

LK Prime:                          
The most economical because of the thinner bench material. Ideal for the price conscious do-it-yourselfer.
Not recommended for building contractor or homeowner buying kit for their builder. Benches take longer to build, so the savings in material is offset by increased labor costs.  
LK Plus:                           
This is the most popular package. Strong, sturdy 2x4 bench tops and supports that are quicker to assemble and have a very substantial look and feel.
The LK Plus starts you off with a first-rate, high quality sauna and lets you pick and choose the options and extras that appeal to you. The 9/16 cedar is as thick or thicker that most sauna manufacturers offer.  You can utilize it with complete confidence.

LK Premium:                     
Starts as an LK Plus, but adds a lot of designer features, popular heater upgrades and accessories. What distinguishes the LK Premium is the thicker 11/16" wall/ceiling lining.
If the thicker wall lining is an important consideration for you, the LK Premium is a great deal. It is also popular with customers who like all the included upgrades.  The thicker cedar is just a bonus.
On the other hand, it you like some of the other features, but the 11/16" cedar is not that important, then you are usually better off selecting an LK Plus and adding the upgrades you like.
(Alert: Some pass off 5/8 cedar as 11/16. Ours is a true 11/16".)




Everything you need to build
a quality sauna

  • 1x4 bench tops
  • 2x2 supports
  • Single pane door glass 




  • 2x4 bench tops and supports
  •  Insulated door glass



Included thicker lining and many of our most popular options & upgrades

  • 11/16" wall/ceiling lining cedar
  • 2x4 bench tops and supports
  • Insulated door glass
  • Upgraded Heater & control
  • Designer features and accessories
Lining9/16 Thickness9/16 Thickness"true" 11/16 Thickness
LiningFull Lengths(no seams up to 8')
Horizontal Standard (up to 8'x8'). Vertical available as option
Furniture grade sanded finish
Kiln-dried to 9%



1x4 bench tops

2x4 wall cleats (hangers)

2x2 floor supports (as required)

2x4 bench tops

2x4 wall cleats 

2x4 floor supports (as required)

2x4 bench tops

2x4 wall cleats

2x4 floor supports (as required)

L-Bench      Optional
Bench SkirtOptionalOptional

Top  Bench Riser


Cedar with 16" x 64" single pane tempered glass 

Cedar with 16"x64" thermopane tempered glass
(Some others don't mention their glass and don't even offer insulated glass)

Door Detail

All doors pre-hung (to ease installation)
Doors are 6'-2" tall (R/O=76")

Some are providing 72" to save money and then charging you for 74" door. 
While it may not appear that those 2" mean much. It does to the many people who are 5'11", 6' or 6'1" tall. 
The cedar endcaps on our doors add to the height, make the door stronger (& add to the fabrication cost).
But, it is a better built door, more practical and  suitable for the application. 


Sauna Craft CW-M Model
100% surgical stainless steel frame & shell

Other heater options

Sauna Craft CW-M Model
100% surgical stainless steel frame & shell

Other heater options

Sauna Craft CW-XR Model
100% surgical stainless steel shell
Lifetime Residential warranty

Other heater options


Sauna Craft TPT3 
Other Sauna Craft & Tylo options

Sauna Craft TPT3 
Other Sauna Craft & Tylo options

Sauna Craft EL-13 Electronic Control
Tylo Heater options


Floor BoardsOptional
Cedar Slide VentOne slide ventOne slide ventOne slide vent, one fixed grill
Galvanized/Treated FastenersYesYesYes
Corner MoldingYesYesYes
Cedar CasingInsideInsideTwo sides
Standard Accessories (Bucket, dipper, thermometer)OptionalOptionalYes
Additional Accessories: (Sand timer, headrest, Eucalyptus, towel wrap) OptionalOptionalLight Shade


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