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Project by Rustyempire posted 07-28-2017 06:57 PM 1018 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These photos show the installation progress of our locally milled ash floors. I did herringbone detail in the kitchen mostly on my own (with some help from a buddy with the tricky border detail transition). Over 1800 sf of ash was installed plus both entry and back entry stairways… lots of work! My wonderful bro-in-law – who is way more experienced than I – even flew out from Ontario to help with the sanding. It was an epic job overall for a newbie chick whos not that young anymore! The building is a church conversion we have been working on over the years. Still far from complete but at least it’s liveable now!





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fogbow

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#1 posted 07-28-2017 07:18 PM

Wow. That’s a lot of work. Great job!

Barbara

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Rich

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#2 posted 07-28-2017 09:12 PM

Beautiful all round Rusty. Great job on the floor and I really like the conversion of the building. Quite miraculous.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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Rustyempire

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#3 posted 07-28-2017 09:46 PM

Oh stop! (Blush) I can’t take all the credit, but dang it.. yes I will! Thanks RT

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#4 posted 07-29-2017 10:54 AM

Nicely done! Some of those old churches were built to last lifetimes, and I’m sure your reno has extended it to many more.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#5 posted 07-29-2017 12:24 PM

That’s a beautiful floor. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 07-30-2017 03:34 AM

I am assuming there was a base floor layed before you started with the herringbone detail.

All of which I might add is very well done.

-- Regards Rob

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