Cutting Vent Holes

I’m installing a new wood floor in the townhouse that I’m renovating. Initially, I used a hole saw to make some rough openings for the heating system. However, they were crude and temporary. Using a template and several routers gave me a professional cut....

Installing A Tricky Floor

As some of you may recall I harvested white oak trees and turned them into the floor planks for the townhouse that I’m renovating. This process involved cutting rough planks from logs and then drying them using a vacuum kiln. The dried wood was further processed...

A Random Floor

As you may recall I sourced my own wood from logs for the floors of the townhouse that I’m renovating. Some of the wood planks were pristine in quality, while others had knots, insect holes, and other imperfections. I had quite a bit of flooring planks that were...

What A Different A Floor Makes

Major construction projects have dozens if not hundreds of steps necessary to reach completion.  All of these steps are very necessary, but not very glamorous.  In fact, a project often looks worse during the process than it did at its beginning.  However, certain...

A New Garage Floor

You wouldn’t think that concrete could be damaged by fire, but it can be.  My client’s fire meted many things on top of his garage floor’s concrete.  This caused a significant discoloration of the concrete’s surface, which could not be easily...

Joining A New Wood Floor With An Existing Wood Floor

In my last post, I made the case for replacing a wood floor.  In this post, I’ll show you how to weave a new floor into an existing floor seamlessly. This is the same project that I posted about last week.  However, it is on the opposite side of the room.  On...