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Mixing different wood species to create a unique hardwood floor can be quite beautiful.

We always put 3 coats of polyurethane to eliminate wood grain that may show through finish. We like to make our floors functional, as well as a work of art.

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  • HandyANDY - Handyman & All Repairs, LLC
    HandyANDY - Handyman & All Repairs, LLC Marietta, GA
    on Jan 24, 2012

    Beautiful work. Most clients don't realize that it's not just the number of coats but the quality of the poly that counts. For some reason, that 3rd coat of good poly gives the floor an almost exponential wear layer. I've never been able to explain that but always recommend 3 coats of poly for floors.

  • Natalie W
    Natalie W Joliet, IL
    on Jan 24, 2012


  • WallsTreat Studio/ Kass Wilson
    WallsTreat Studio/ Kass Wilson Alpharetta, GA
    on Jan 24, 2012

    Ringelberg, I couldn't agree with you more. When I am asked to paint a design on a floor, I need to make sure that it is "sandwiched" by the layers of poly. If the design is created by different color of stains, I start with the raw wood. Getting the right number of poly coats afterwards is soooo important.

  • GREENSTONE Recycled Stone Products
    GREENSTONE Recycled Stone Products Winder, GA
    on Jan 24, 2012

    Well put ... this is a work of art. Gorgeous!

  • Kevin M. Veler, Law Office of
    Kevin M. Veler, Law Office of Alpharetta, GA
    on Jan 24, 2012

    Very nice detail

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