So we found someone to build us a sauna that seemed to tick off lots of our boxes. We wanted to have a bit of a deck to walk on around the sauna, so I opted instead to build another platform similar to the extra deck I built in the spring off the cabin.
First though, we needed a couple loads of gravel to level the area near the old woodshed, as well as to fill in some rough brush that never got gravelled over in past driveway enhancements.
Between the arrival of the gravel and the arrival of the skid steer to level it, my parents arrived for a visit! It was amazing to see them after nine months of Covid-fueled separation.
Papa and I set to work immediately and in only two or three days had a platform ready for the arrival of the sauna. It also did double duty as a nice location to sit and enjoy a cold beverage in the late fall sun.