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Posted by Doug Seibert on October 10th, 2002 07:15 AM
In reply to Making my own pine flooring by Jim N on October 9th, 2002 07:20 PM [Go to top of thread]

Boy I love a bargain.....I often salvage discarded material for use or re-use.......

But I have to admit that flooring would be a poor use for sawmill discards......Flat cuts/sap streaks/knots/wane/shorts/warp.....all these defects would challenge your time to process and install and eventual success of the flooring process.......

A better use would be "projects" where the character of the wood could be put to creative use to enhance a project......flooring is just too demanding .....UNLESS of course you really found the 'motherlode' of discarded opinion....doug

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