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05-13-2015 10:01 PM

Suitable product for pine plank flooring? - 1 reply

Hi Lumberjocks! I have about 1200 sq ft of pine planks to finish. I will be giving them a Propylene glycol/Boric Acid/Borax treatment (post beetles-may not be an active infestation but want to make sure), I also need to give them a light sanding to even out some uneven spots (long story). I’ve looked at quite a few pics online and ha...

08-20-2012 07:30 PM

Tongue and Groove or Butt-joint plank pine floor - 7 replies

Hi everyone.. My family has purchased just above 1000 sq. feet of rough sawn pine boards of varying lengths (10-16 ft) and widths (10-12” or so I’ve been told) to put down for our cottage floor. The main debate is whether to butt it or tongue and groove it. My Dad and I re-tongued and grooved some reclaimed flooring, and that w...

08-12-2011 06:47 PM

Reclaimed Tongue and Groove Pine Flooring Advice - 3 replies

Working with my Dad to refinish some 3/4” thick pine flooring of varying lengths. It’s 4 3/8” wide. The plan was to chop ends off with chop saw, plane a little off the top (some are varnished other are not), clean old varnish out of tongue and groove with router (not recut T/G). Planing with the Ridgid 13” thickness pl...

08-12-2011 06:12 PM

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Hi everyone! I am currenty helping my elderly father with various kinds of reclaimed lumber. We are attempting to dress it up in preperation for our carpenter friend who is coming in a week to use our “new” lumber to finish the inside of our cottage. After a week of setbacks and trial and error I found my way here thanks to Google. ...

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