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Mojo! Repurposed Wood Flooring for Wood Tile Wall at Stairway Inset

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Project by MAXIMUSminimus posted 10-04-2013 02:02 PM 2999 views 19 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a follow up from a smaller wood tile wall inset above my fireplace mantle.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/87848

I was able to complete this in the same time as the smaller inset as my learning curve shortened quite a bit. Each piece is 4 1/4” squared and thicknesses were randomly placed as well as colors and types of wood.

Everything from solid wood hickory, bamboo, acacia, walnut and oak. Best part is all the wood used was from salvaged waste given to me by a wood floor installer friend so my only cost was the mastic and of course my time cutting these buggers to match one another.

-- RETIRED...nuff said!





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jap

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#1 posted 10-04-2013 02:14 PM

lovely!

-- Joel

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#2 posted 10-04-2013 02:26 PM

Really nice!

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#3 posted 10-04-2013 02:59 PM

Nicely done and very attractive.
Did you finish this yourself or is it prefinished flooring .

-- Kiefer 松

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#4 posted 10-04-2013 03:03 PM

This is a great idea! Excellent result!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 10-04-2013 04:28 PM

Very unique design and use of leftover wood.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 10-04-2013 05:31 PM

great job

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#7 posted 10-04-2013 07:35 PM

Looks great!... was thinking about a frame around it….

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 10-04-2013 08:05 PM

Excellant repurpose!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 10-04-2013 09:18 PM

Very nice effect from both variation and thickness.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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#10 posted 10-04-2013 09:25 PM

Thank you fellow LJ members!

kiefer: All the wood is pre-finished so even though not obvious in the photo there is a sheen difference that adds to the effect.

deon: I thought about framing but the thickness variation would have left gaps that I did not want.

-- RETIRED...nuff said!

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#11 posted 10-05-2013 06:10 AM

Very creative! Brilliant!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 10-05-2013 12:11 PM

great idea and beautiful work

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 10-07-2013 02:33 PM

Creative use of wood scraps. It looks fantastic and the different wood colors are pleasing to the eyes with the light effects. Great job!

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