Do a layout of your wide plank white pine flooring.
Move pieces around until, you get your desired look.
After you've prepared your subfloor and had laid out your vapor barrier.
Pre-cut oversized end pieces for each row. Then cut them to fit as you install them.
These White Pine hardwood flooring were stapled down, then faced nailed. The faced nails are nailed into the knotted areas, to keep them hidden.
With the hardwood floor installation complete, the white pine flooring is now, ready for sanding and finishing.
The home owner's previous floors were damaged, from rot and from the house settling over the years. They hired a EKC construction to level and replace the subfloor. Then we came in to Install their new white pine wood floors.
Always, start from your longest wall to keep your floors parallel to your walls and straight throughout your home.
When, making a transition to a different flooring material. Install a divider, like this one, to keep the surfaces at the same height.
A matching pine flooring threshold was made for this doorway. You can make one by just beveling both sides at a 45 degree angle, leaving a 1/4" reveal at the base.
Use a reducer to go from one level to another. This was custom made by handplaning the front edge into a curve, then finishing it off with a sander. The round edge will hold more wood floor finish, and you won't hurt your toes on it.
After, 3 coats of oil-base Satin polyurethane, these floors are open and ready for traffic.
These White Pine Floors compliments, this 1850s home perfectly.