, Scott said we may need to stop calling The Scary Room, well, scary, because now that it has a floor, it s looking not so scary be we just call it The Room In any case, we installed hardwood floors, and it s starting to lean nice and cozy with that added layer or warmth (despite the lack of trim, but we ll get
, Shannon from http install hardwood flooring shows you how to install hardwood flooring This is a popular DIY project that can i In the part to cut the door frame bottoms a tool best used for this job is an oscillating multi tool It makes the job real easy Use one scrap piece
, Gather old wood flooring pieces that are longer than your desired size, have a nice grain, and aren t damaged from being reclaimed I wanted them all to be longer than because I planned to just cut off the ends in a straight line once they were in place I found pieces of oak flooring to be the
, (We re working in the office craft room and I m choosing to go with a painted floor.) As you can see, I stagger the sticks just as you would in laying a real life hardwood floor This is the painstaking part of the process I glue down the first row of sticks, then cut shorter lengths to fill in the spaces near the wall.
, When you rush you must know how to cut baseboards fast It will save tonnes of your working time Making lots of corner inserts I had learned how to cut base If it were hard wood or tile it will be a little trickier to keep the baseboard flush to the floor while maintaining those pre cut angles No hate, just
We have so much technology to design and build these days, but it is all meaningless without an application like this a device scans each board that passes.
Hire Charles Peterson to work on your wood floors and you ll never look at them the same way again The year old owner of Connecticut based CP Wood Floors has gained national attention for his ability to transform plain e floors into works of art using little more than pieces of wood cut and precisely fitted into
Mar , In a traditional wood floor installation, planks run parallel to the room s longest wall, and the only pieces that require cutting are those are laid at the ends of the space However, because it is unlikely your desired parquet pattern would work perfectly with the size wood planks you are buying, there are many
, However, if your wood is in good condition, consider selling or donating You may have to pick through to salvage the good pieces of wood if some of yours is rotten (like ours was in some places) but there are people who are in the market to purchase old hardwood floor pieces Even if it s cut into pieces
, I first had the idea of using old reclaimed barn wood floors in our farmhouse about years ago and it should be no surprise to many of you that I found our They explained that they just had a builder cancel an order of yellow pine (after it was all cut and ready to go) so it was just stacked there taking up
, I just cut up an old white t shirt to use for application There are all kinds of fancy tools out there, but when I showed them to the floor professional he said we d want to use cotton rags (old white t shirt) to wipe up excess stain anyway So if I m going to end up just using the cotton rags I figured I d just go
, Perhaps more confusing are some of the engineered wood floors, which have a strip of hardwood veneer over plywood or other substrate materials Some engineered floors have a layer that s thick enough to allow for one sanding you may be able to remove a floor register and examine a cut section of