New Kitchen floors

Project by Deckard posted 03-15-2011 04:54 AM 3946 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Renovating my 1939 home. We are the second owners. My wife is driving me mad and we no longer talk but the renovations are proceeding well. She is the absolute worst client I have ever had.

I incorportaed two different species of maple, each a different colour, to outline the room. Inset into the centre of each area is a marble centrepiece. One area is set with 12” tile set on the diagonal, and the other is 18” tile also set on the diagonal.

All the floors in the house will be done in the same manner.

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posted 03-15-2011 11:04 PM

Well, the floors look very nice.

Tile work is not my best, but seeing these make me want to do some in my house somewhere.

Job well done.

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posted 03-16-2011 01:45 AM

I have to say that the mist useful tool in setting down the floor was my 3 1/2 hp router set in its table. I had to change direction several times and used the router to cut new mortised and make tenons. The tile work was easy.

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posted 03-16-2011 03:13 AM

looks very good….well done

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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posted 03-18-2011 12:43 AM

Great looking floor, I like the wood and tile combination

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posted 03-23-2011 02:12 PM

Nice job, to say the least. Awesome combination of materials.

-- No matter how many times I measure, I always forget the dimensions before I cut.

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posted 04-02-2011 12:34 AM

Great floor, Chuck! Inspiring idea and terrific execution. Very nice result. Do you eat off it?

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posted 05-21-2011 07:17 AM

Unique design well done

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posted 07-10-2020 02:39 PM

Wow!! I am so glad to see this new kitchen floor arrangement shared over here. I really loved the Cellular Signal Booster floor design shared here and that really matches with the kitchen. Such small renovation works make a different look to your home.

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