From Logs To Wood Flooring Part 4 Installation
From logs to wood flooring part 4 installation is article about Skill Building bookmarked by craig with ID 14551797 was uploaded on 14-03-2019 and has been viewed 87,249 times.
My flooring project started over a year ago when a pile of pine logs was dumped in my yard.Those logs were milled into planks, dried, and converted to tongue and groove flooring.You can see those stories here: SawmillKiln DryingMilling The wood flooring was milled into 3″, 4″, 5″ and 6″ widths, in random lengths.
There were four different species of pine used.Part of the challenge in putting the flooring down was working to maintain a random pattern.The advice I was given was to not think about it too much.Just grab pieces and go.
That technique worked out OK.I had quite a crew of helpers on hand, which made the work go fairly quickly.Once the flooring was down it needed to be sanded.This was the part of putting the flooring down that scared me the most.
I've heard so many stories about floors being messed up by a sander.But I found a really cool machine that has four 6″ random orbit discs on it.It was very easy to use, and I highly recommend this type of machine if you need to sand a floor.
(Thanks, Trent, for manhandling the sander for me.) It took a...