CTE student-crafted sauna available via silent auction

Courtesy of CCISD The CCISD CTE Construction Technology student-built sauna is up for auction until Tuesday.

HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District Career and Technical Education Construction Technology Program is proud to announce an exclusive opportunity to bid on a student-designed and built sauna. This unique project showcases the skills of students from Baraga and L’Anse High Schools under the guidance of their dedicated CCISD CTE Instructors.

Over recent weeks, five students from Baraga High School, five students from L’Anse High School and their instructors have engaged in an intensive learning process, covering market analysis, computer-aided design and hands-on construction work. The result is a beautifully crafted sauna, now available for ownership through a silent auction.

Auction Details

Type: Silent Auction

End Date: Bidding concludes at noon Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024

Move Date: Sauna must be relocated by the winning bidder by the end of the day, Friday, March 1, 2024. Assistance with identifying potential movers can be provided by CTE.

Minimum Bid: $9,500

Place Bids At: CCISD offices, 809 Hecla Street, Hancock, MI

Inquiries: Call 906-482-4250, Option 1 with questions.

Sauna Features

Dimensions: Exterior –

8 ft x 14 ft x 10 ft high approx.; Interior ceiling height – 7 ft approx.

Construction: Insulated 2×4 walls, 2×6 ceilings, and a treated, sloped 2×6 floor system.

Exterior: Black asphalt architectural roofing and black LP Smartside board and batten siding.

Interior: Cedar tongue-and-groove paneling and benches for an authentic sauna experience, with all necessary wiring for electrical service and lighting.

Includes: A Duravent triple-wall stainless steel chimney (Note: Stove and floor drain not included).

Viewing Location: Experience the craftsmanship firsthand outside the Finnish American Heritage Center in downtown Hancock, featured as part of the Sauna Week and Sauna Expo.

Buyer responsibilities: The winning bidder will be responsible for all transportation costs, insurance, and compliance with all laws and regulations regarding the sauna’s relocation.

This auction offers a chance not only to own a piece of exceptional student work but also to support the CCISD CTE Construction Technology Program and its mission to provide real-world skills and experience to students. Your participation helps underline the importance of community support in education while offering you the chance to enjoy the luxury of a sauna experience, crafted with care and expertise.

Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity to support our students and claim your very own piece of Copper Country craftsmanship. Place your bid today and invest in the future of education and leisure.

For more information about the CCISD CTE Construction Technology Program or the sauna auction, contact 906-482-4250, Option 1, or visit the CCISD offices at 809 Hecla St., Hancock.


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