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Project by mindseye posted 02-07-2008 10:50 PM 2734 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some pics of the floors I have done in the past. Most are with use of stain but the one with the red cubes is done with paint.

Let me know what you think!















-- http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/mindseye/blog/5923





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 02-07-2008 10:55 PM

They look great and look like you put alot of work into them…....HELP, the room is spinning and I haven’t even had a drink yet.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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mindseye

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#2 posted 02-07-2008 10:57 PM

Thanks Grant! I think I average about 40 hours or so per room..or floor.

Lots of taping and lots of taping;)

-- http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/mindseye/blog/5923

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 02-07-2008 11:02 PM

Very cool, Love the contrasts and colors. Very cool. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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GaryK

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#4 posted 02-07-2008 11:10 PM

Pretty cool! Very artistic.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 02-07-2008 11:47 PM

Obviously you are an artist judging from these works. For those of us who are “artistically challenged” this is a real treat to see something like this. Very nice and quite original. I, like Grant, would probably have problems walking across the 3D floors.

Thanks for posting.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 02-08-2008 01:00 AM

Very original, nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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RobG

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#7 posted 02-08-2008 03:44 AM

I saw that cube floor outside of a bar one time. It was quite funny to watch people who had had one too many walk out and see that. Great work!

-- Woodworking is Life. Anything before or after is just waiting.--S. McQueen sort of

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ihmserv

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#8 posted 02-08-2008 04:50 AM

nice work. love any pattern that moves as you look at it from different angles.

IAN

-- woodturners keep things spinning.

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griff

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#9 posted 02-08-2008 05:42 AM

Looks great,
Iv layed enough floor to know this not easy
thanks for showing

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 02-08-2008 12:37 PM

very artistic. A LOT of work in each one, I’m sure.
wow.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dadoo

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#11 posted 02-08-2008 06:54 PM

RobG…I think it was something the cops came up with…”Here son, walk a straight line on this floor!”

Mindseye, I love the stain, especially the pinwheel, but the paint really “floors” me!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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rikkor

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#12 posted 02-08-2008 08:48 PM

Yikes! That first one is, um…, disorienting? Clearly good work, however.

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Dadoo

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#13 posted 02-09-2008 03:16 PM

OK, tell us something…When you stained the pattern on the floor, how do you do the straight lines without getting any bleeding? I mean, with paint you use masking tape. But stain is as thin as water and would bleed under the tape. Gel stain?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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mindseye

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#14 posted 02-09-2008 04:20 PM

Hi Dadoo, ya I did get some bleeds.
When it did bleed I would take a little piece of sand paper and just lightly sand them out.

I used normal stain on the floors both oil based and water based.

-- http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/mindseye/blog/5923

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Karson

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#15 posted 02-10-2008 06:03 AM

Great looking floors. A fantastic 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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