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Dining Room #5: dining room floor

Blog entry by JeffS posted 03-17-2010 04:14 PM 9650 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Between Thanksgiving and Christmas I was able to get the flooring down. It is solid maple with a mahogany border. To make the border, I ended up going out and buying rough mahogany and milling it down to the right size and shape, then took it to the router table to put on a tongue and groove to match the maple flooring.

I put down the finish over new years week…of course it was 0 degrees outside, so I had to keep the furnace running to keep the place warm enough, and since we have forced air, it stunk up the house quite a bit! We have a room at the end of the house with a woodstove, so we sealed that off from the rest of the house and slept in there so we didn’t breathe in the fumes. wild times.

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posted 03-19-2010 10:44 AM

looks great…wonderful job….shows imagination and craftsmanship..well done

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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posted 03-19-2010 03:01 PM

Its really good to see wooden flooring is in…... i also have taken such services from Express Flooring Services who are experts in all kind of flooring…... i feel proud that my place look awesome!

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