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wooden bathtub

Are wooden bathtubs environmentally positive? If you grew the bamboo or cedar in your backyard and then made it yourself- definitely! These examples might not be the greenest and they cost a pretty penny, but it must feel wonderful to bath in wood. In the past bathtubs were made of wood, marble or ceramic tile. Cast-iron tubs came into fashion starting in the 1880s, then enamel over mostly formed acrylic, fiberglass or porcelain on steel. Wood holds the heat longer than other tub material. Unfinished wood tubs must be used regularly or kept partially filled with a bit of water to prevent them from drying out and warping or shrinking.

wooden bathtub

Bagno Sasso Ocean Circle
All tubs in the OCEAN range are crafted by hand and can be made out of numerous different types of wood.

wooden bathtub
Stolis wooden tub -- to the trade. Expensive!


wooden tub

Bagno Sasso Wood Line
Rectangular bathtubs in waterproof birch plywood with light, medium, dark oak veneer or teak.

wood bathtub

Bagno Sasso Ocean Shell
All tubs in the OCEAN range are crafted by hand and can be made out of numerous types of wood.

bamboo bathtub
Niewendick Bamboo Tub by Moso

wood and glass bathtub

Bagno Sasso Wave Diamond model- wood and glass. Their wood is finished with 'selected technology from Formula 1.' That doesn't sound green.

wood bath tub
E Legno Italy Cedarwood Sun Tub

japanese wood tub

For an unfinished, raw wood experience-
These tubs are made of Japanese hinoki wood, which is one of the best woods for this purpose. Hinoki is a Japanese cypress tree. The hinoki wood is never urethane coated in order to allow the wood pores to breath and release aromatic oils. Option to finish the sides facing the walls (outside face only) or the bottom with a natural clear oil. Japanese tubs called Ofuro are deep enough for the bather to immerse the body up to the neck when sitting. Designed by an italian architect living in Japan since 1998. Imported.

wooden bathtub

Wooden Bathtub
Via: feefeern.wordpress

wooden bathtub
Chinese, raw wood tubs.
Cedar, oak, teak tubs, many designs, or design your own.
No finish. Imported from China.


wooden bath boat shape

BathBoat by Wieki Somers - available through Galerie Kreo, Paris.

wooden bathtub

Wine Barrel Tub


Or have one built, contract a local (very trustworthy and experienced) carpenter. Cedar is one of the best woods for a tub. In some areas of the U.S. wooden tubs might be against code- check your local building laws.

First photo above....
Handmade mahogany
tongue and groove tub, coated with epoxy and marine polyurethane...

But built in Maine, hopefully from FSC certified wood.


For outdoor cedar tubs---see:
Better Hot Tubs.
Good selection of outdoor cedar hottubs.
Good prices. Company in Colorado, but inquire as to where tub is made.





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Lee Asham
Posts: 15
wooden soaker tubs
Reply #15 on : Fri October 23, 2015, 12:34:09
do you ship to Canada ?
hot tub
Posts: 15
Swedish badtunna
Reply #14 on : Fri April 24, 2015, 05:57:40
Swedish families actually prefer to use a wood fired hot tub. This is a special spa also with rainy or sunny weather or in wintertime! Check it out
Posts: 15
need price for bathtub
Reply #13 on : Thu October 16, 2014, 02:18:36

we are looking for wooden bathtub in mumbai india, could you send us the price.
Isaiaria Moreland
Posts: 15
bamboo, cedar wood cob home
Reply #12 on : Sun August 24, 2014, 13:13:36
I am a senior who want to live good economically. I love living green, bamboo strong , cedar wood resistance plus cob homes economically low maintences home that will last for decades. Growing your own food, spinning, knitting, sewing, canning , and herbing. Trying to get there as soon as last child go her way. Yea! :-)
NK Woodworking
Posts: 15
More Wood Bathtubs
Reply #11 on : Mon May 12, 2014, 02:09:17


Handcrafted in Seattle, WA

Options include: Walnut, Cherry, Mahogany, Big Leaf Maple
Posts: 15
British GQ-Opportunity
Reply #10 on : Tue April 22, 2014, 10:22:40
Hi there,

I hope that you are well.

I’m contacting you from British GQ magazine, with regards to the interiors advertorial pages I put together for the magazine. We’re currently working on the JULY issue of GQ which will hit the shelves on the 2nd June. I think your products would be a perfect fit for GQ, so I would be delighted to invite you to work with us on these pages.

The page will be entitled ‘’Bachelor Pad’ and will promote a range of interiors and products that we believe are well suited to GQ and our 127,040 affluent and discerning readers. GQ is the world’s leading men’s title so we are keen to feature companies and products that fit in well with the upmarket tone of the magazine and its editorial content.

Our readers are predominately affluent professional men (average age = 34) who do not have the time to shop around and research into furniture and interiors, so look instead to GQ for inspiration and guidance. Our readers have collectively spent over £45 million on antiques/art in the past 12 months (TGI GB 2013, Q1 Oct 10-Sep 12) so have the disposable income to be able to afford your products and be returning customers.

I would love to be in touch to discuss opportunities to appear on this advertorial page in GQ - prices start from just £275 + VAT. Is this something of interest to you?
Please do not hesitate to contact me on 020 7152 3611 if you require any further information or have any questions
As I am surer you can imagine this page is very popular so please do let me know as soon as you know whether to go ahead with it or not

Look forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards,

Lydia Hamer
Sales Executive - GQ Magazine
Condé Nast Publications
Vogue House - Hanover Square - London - W1S 1JU
T - 020 7152 3611
Guy Z
Posts: 15
Wooden Bathtubs
Reply #9 on : Wed January 01, 2014, 07:38:26
Beautiful collection of bathtubs! I can also recommend these very unique bathtubs shaped as sea vessels:
would be great if you guys can add it to your list.
I own one and it's absolutely fantastic!
Posts: 15
Do not sell anything...
Reply #8 on : Fri December 06, 2013, 08:52:30
Hi Nadia,

IG does not sell anything - just blogs about things. Please write to the company that makes the tub you are interested in. Thanks...
Nur Nadia
Posts: 15
Enquiry - Wooden Bathub
Reply #7 on : Thu December 05, 2013, 23:08:08
Im looking for a cedar wooden bathtub,

Can you qoute me the price & mail it to me? i might be ordering a large sum of tub maximum of 20 pieces.

But please do quote me by 1 qty first.

Posts: 15
Reply #6 on : Tue November 19, 2013, 16:37:04
Sorry, we do not sell these. So do not know prices.
Posts: 15
Reply #5 on : Tue November 19, 2013, 15:56:21
Hello, can i get all bathtubs in list with prices ?
Posts: 15
Bamboo bathtub
Reply #4 on : Thu September 05, 2013, 02:14:34
I love that Bamboo bathtubs!
We produce that bamboo soaking bathtubs, bamboo massage bathtubs, more pictures here, .
Or MSN [email protected]
Louis Wein
Posts: 15
How to
Reply #3 on : Sat March 02, 2013, 09:13:39
Could you send me the blueprints on how to build a bathtub like these?
Ben Chan
Posts: 15
Wood tub
Reply #2 on : Sat February 16, 2013, 13:27:18
Hey How are you doing. I am looking for a wood tub. Would you sent me some information.
Thank you.

Posts: 15
DINTIN wooden bathtubs
Reply #1 on : Tue December 11, 2012, 21:00:04
Woud you please add our wooden bathtubs into the list? Our wooden bathtubs are just beautiful & luxury! And much different than the above,Thanks!
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