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We milled, prefinished in shop, and installed this hickory floor. From there it turned into and office and a kitchen.

-- Chris ( Eaglewoods@sbcglobal.net )





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mikethetermite

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#1 posted 1688 days ago

Really, like the looks of hickory floors. They seem to have a personality of their own.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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EaglewoodsPres

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#2 posted 1688 days ago

Yes they do. They are just so hard to sand. But in the end they are worth it.

-- Chris ( Eaglewoods@sbcglobal.net )

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Budgie

191 posts in 2523 days


#3 posted 1686 days ago

I’ve been thinking about doing my own floors. How may square feet did you do? Would you do it again?

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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Karson

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#4 posted 1686 days ago

Very nice floors. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1686 days ago

Looks good super wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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hardwoodflooring

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#6 posted 1684 days ago

great looking hardwood floors. We just installed some hickory floors for a customer.

-- hardwood, South Carolina, http://www.palmettohardwood.com

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EaglewoodsPres

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#7 posted 1682 days ago

Budgie- This job was only about 300 sg ft. We have done jobs as big as 1500 sqft out of hickory. There are a couple drawbacks to milling hoickory flooring. Because it is so stringy it tends to tear out instead of milling nice t&g joints. and the second is the hardness. Not only does it wear down tooling fast, it is extremely hard to sand. We have increased our prices considerably on hickory flooring, and cabinets, for that matter, just because of this. I am currently doing a new staircase in my own home and choose hickory. So yes, I would do it again.

-- Chris ( Eaglewoods@sbcglobal.net )

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