Walnut and maple flooring

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Project by Abbynormal posted 05-12-2011 10:59 PM 1497 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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#1 posted 05-12-2011 11:09 PM

Very Swish… looks great.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 05-12-2011 11:20 PM

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

-- David

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#3 posted 05-13-2011 12:30 AM

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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#4 posted 05-13-2011 01:49 AM

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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#5 posted 05-13-2011 03:14 AM

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


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 05-13-2011 01:13 PM

looks wonderful. A white strip is robbed?

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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#7 posted 05-13-2011 04:37 PM

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

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#8 posted 05-14-2011 02:00 PM

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

-- Dave

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#9 posted 06-29-2011 10:27 AM

awesome looking floor…good job

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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