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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Clear Coating The Floor, Coat 2

After the first coat of clear coat had dried for 24 hours, we lightly sanded it with a hand sander using 120 grit sandpaper.  The main objective here is to just scuff the surface up and knock down any small … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Clear Coating The Floor

Clear coating was done in the same method as the staining.  The key is always keeping a “wet” edge. Detail of the clear coating process.

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor Completed

Once the first coat of stain was dry, a second coat was added.  The old fir floors soaked up the stain really well, so it only took two coats of stain to achieve the depth we were looking for.  After … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor

After all of the floor edges were sanded, we used a shop vac to get as much of the sanding dust as possible off of the floor.  Then, we used tack rags to get any remaining dust.  Once this was … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Sanding The Floor Edges

Since the paint was removed from the edges of the floor earlier this year, the next step was to sand the wood down so that it matched the level of the rest of the floor.  We just used a basic … Continue reading

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