Diningroom cherry ribbon scrap wood

January 23rd, 2009 in member junk     
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We put on the first coat of varnish today. Happy Valentines day!
The red is the plastic barrier that we put down in the livingroom and now we are putting it under this floor to protect from moisture.
The main part of the floor is maple and the ribbon is cherry.
The camera was all the way up to the ceiling at this picture so you can see the affect of the ribbon around the edge.
This room actually has 5 corners, two of them are in the little area from the diningroom to the kitchen. The other 3 are in the traditional corners of the room.
We put on the first coat of varnish today. Happy Valentines day!

We put on the first coat of varnish today. Happy Valentine's day!


We are slowly working on adding wood flooring to our whole upstairs with scrap wood. This wood would have been thrown away, we go to the cabinet maker and get it from their trash. They are oak, maple, pine, cherry and birch boards 3" and 6" wide, in a variety of lengths. We are so thrilled with the livingroom that we can't wait see the diningroom and kitchen. We have plans for each room to be designed differently but still be the same wood. What fun it is to create this wonderful flooring.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Donald and Pamela Thompson
posted in: member junk, wood, house wear, scrap, flooring, custom made.

Comments (5)

csudderth writes: Man, I can't wait to see the finished floor. You have got to be a wizard at cutting and fitting angles--this looks very difficult to me.
Christy Posted: 2:02 pm on January 25th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: This is a spectacular floor! I am amazed by the intricate designs in the corners. Wow!
Candy Posted: 6:53 am on January 25th
georgiamoon writes: Well looking at this makes me think that maybe you guys are mathematicians!!! How in the world can you figure out all those angles and turns and corners and different lengths and widths??? I am stunned by how hard it looks and what a great job you are doing. It is truly fantastic and can't wait to see it finished, LOVE IT Georgia Posted: 7:28 pm on January 24th
suewhitney writes: Wow...very nice! Your hard work is paying off beautifully. Welcome to the site...we're all glad you're here!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:18 am on January 24th
irishrovr writes: This is more than awesome! I would hate to step on it!

http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 10:01 pm on January 23rd
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