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Sauna Talk with Daryl Lamppa, third generation Finnish sauna stove maker

Daryl and Glenn talk about many things, including: What got you interested in how wood burns, and in making sauna stoves? 35 years of tinkering with making a clean burning wood stove. Tower, Minnesota.  February 4, 1996.  -60 f. Daryl thinking “green” before there was the term green. Lamppa Manufacturing:  selling direct to the customer, … Read more

Vanessa R Kuuma Wood Burning Sauna Stove

Here is your stove inside my sauna! There are more pictures of it getting built here. I still have to do a river rock mosaic tongue under the beak and then it will be done! The only regret is that I didnt put a drain in it. Oh well. It is still magical and amazing! … Read more

Marty P Kuuma Electric Sauna Stove

Daryl,   Wouldn’t say its fancy and wouldn’t even say it’s the real deal.  The stove is, I’ll give you that but in the grand scheme of things, wood is the right way to go and I thought hard about it but couldn’t get the wood fired chimney to work in our area.   Down … Read more

Michael H Kuuma Wood Sauna Stove

Hi my name is Mike Hensley and I’m a proud owner of a Kuuma sauna stove!  I bought the medium wood stove and it has worked flawlessly since I put it in. I ordered it with the glass door and ash pan also the heat shield and water heater. I couldn’t be happier. Anyone with … Read more

Adam Saelar Kuuma Vapor-Fire 100

Hi Daryl,   I wanted to send you a few pictures and a brief testimonial for a few reasons. First, I saw you guy’s recent Facebook post about testimonials and the new logo you will be putting on the product. I have to admit, the logo is pretty cool, so I wanted to get in … Read more

Tim Fetterer Kuuma Wood Sauna Stove

Haha….Daryl, you’re not going to  believe this…you were on my list of people to email tonight. The stove arrived on time and in perfect condition. I’m really impressed with your shipping method and the carrier. I’ve seen your stoves before…but I was blown away with the attention to detail and the perfect welds….what a piece … Read more

Michael Furlong Kuuma Wood Burning Sauna Stove

Darrell and Garrett, I have attached several photos of our sauna for your new site.  Use as you see fit. Our Kuuma stove is simply wonderful.  We opted for the small size stove with heat shields, glass window, and water tank.  The stove sits in a free standing 8′ X 12′ building with the hot … Read more

Bruce Woodfall Kumma Vapor-Fire 100

Hi Daryl this is Bruce Woodfall in west Virginia my late father bought two Kuuma 100’s from you, one for me and one for my sister in 2010. after moving back home from the farm after my father’s passing this past year I got to burn my Kuuma 100 for the first time this year. … Read more

Carl Hosang Kuuma Vapor-Fire 100

Here’s my kuuma. Have used it for 2 yrs. now. Works sooo good. Should have gotten the smaller one. Heating 2400 sq. ft. no problem. Chimney staying clean. Checking monthly. Cutting my wood shorter now. Old stove was chewing it up , with more length. Saving on shorter pieces, plus using less wood. Holds coals … Read more

JJ Cavins Kuuma Electric Sauna Stove

“Can’t imagine our sauna without the Kuuma heater. Heats up our freestanding 9×7 sauna to 180 degrees in the dead of winter in Alaska. Our current sauna demanded an electric heater and other heaters we looked at would not have been able to produce these temperatures in a large outdoor sauna. The Kuuma electric sauna … Read more