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Walnut Wide Plank Floor

June 24th 2009

A Nashville, TN builder came to us looking for unique wide plank flooring for his spec home. He wanted a floor that would exhibit handcrafted characteristics but still complement the modern architecture of the home. The floor that our design team submitted was a character grade 9-inch wide plank Walnut floor. Walnut wood has a [...]

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Red Oak Wide Plank Flooring

June 8th 2009

We’ve just finished up a plank flooring project in a lovely custom home in Nashville, TN. The wide plank flooring in this Nashville home is 9″ Red Oak wide planks with hand scraped edges and a French bleed look. As you can see from the pictures, this floor suits the European castle-like style of this [...]

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Installing Wide Plank Flooring

May 4th 2009

One of the most frequent questions people ask about wide plank flooring is, “Will the wide boards cup?” This is a good question that many people ask, so I want to try and address some of the causes of undesirable movement in wood flooring, particularly in wide plank flooring.
Undesirable Movement

Cupping, warping, and bowing in wood [...]

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Heart Pine Reclaimed Flooring

February 26th 2009

I recently had the pleasure of sawing lumber from reclaimed antique Heart Pine beams, and milling it into wide plank flooring for a client’s renovation project in an historic Nashville home. The home is over one hundred years old, and some of the original Heart Pine plank flooring had to be replaced due to water [...]

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