Hardwood Floors
Laying, sanding and finishing

by Don Bollinger

205 x 255mm

Published by Taunton Press (US)


ISBN 978-0-942391-62-6

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Extract from back cover of book:

Nothlng compares to the warmth and durability of a beautifully flnished hardwood floor. With the help of Don Bollinger, you'll be able to install a strip, plank or parquet floor with professional results and then preserve it wlth a rich finish.

You don't need any flooring experience, and the tools you'll need can be rented locally. Uslng crisp photos and drawlngs, Bollinger goes step by step through the process. You wlll learn how to estimate materlals, select the right kind of wood, prepare the subfloor and achieve a blemish-free finish for an old or new floor. Bolllnger also provides numerous tips and tricks, and sources of supply. The book is indexed for easy reference.

About the Author: Don Bolllnger has been installing and finishing hardwood floors in the Seattle area for 15 years. He has wrltten for numerous publlcations, includlng Fine Homebuilding magazine.

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial



Why Install a Wood Floor?

Materials, Estimating and Tools

Preparation and Underlayment

Strip and Plank: Layout and Installation

Parquet: Layout and Installation

Sanding and Finishing

Resource Guide