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Project by Abbynormal posted 1169 days ago 1298 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had the wonderful looking piece of black walnut that was 14” wide x 8’ Only problem was it was so warped and twisted I couldn’t really make anything out of it, other than 3.5” blocks. Landing is 4×4’ feet, single piece of walnut.





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degoose

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#1 posted 1169 days ago

Very Swish… looks great.

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FaTToaD

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#2 posted 1169 days ago

That’s awesome! What did you use between the blocks?

-- David

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getlostinwood

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#3 posted 1169 days ago

Did you treat this like a glue down floor or do a single glue up an then install in single piece? Never done any flooring

-- The basis for optimism is shear terror

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Abbynormal

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#4 posted 1169 days ago

it is maple strips between blocks.

Nope basically just glued all the blocks into place piece by piece. Just need a clean and flat subfloor to work off of. Went down fairly quick

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 1169 days ago

We like it. Looks great! Terrific use of an otherwise unusable piece. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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prompt

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#6 posted 1168 days ago

looks wonderful. A white strip is robbed?

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 1168 days ago

Very elegant. I nearly made a box like this once. Simple yet very effective pattern.

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CaptainAhab

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#8 posted 1167 days ago

You didn’t mention finish; epoxy would last a LONG time and protect from everything.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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cloakie1

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#9 posted 1121 days ago

awesome looking floor…good job

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