old tongue and groove boards

How to Repair Gaps Between Floorboards - The Spruce17 Feb 2017 ... Wood Floor With Gaps Between Floorboards. CC-Licensed; Flickr User Quinn Dombrowski. With older wood tongue-and-groove flooring, gaps will inevitably develop between the boards. The problems with this are numerous: It is unsightly and it makes it difficult to clean because these gaps become dirt magnets. Not only that, they can become a trip hazard if the boards begin to cup or curl--a common occurrence with old wood flooring. Unless your flooring is covered ...

Simple Wood-Floor Fixes - Old House Restoration, Products ...22 Nov 2010 ... Removing a floorboard joined by tongue-and-groove or shiplap joints requires special attention. If you are able to insert a thin bladesuch as that from a reciprocating saw (Sawzall), an oscillating saw, or a thin kerf blade in a circular sawbetween the floorboards, cut the board along the tongue side [C], which removes the tongue. If you set your circular saw to a depth just 116" deeper than the flooring, you can make this cut without seriously damaging the joist.

Remove tongue and groove floorboards with minimal damage ...6 Dec 2014 ... With some care and patience, more than 90% of my pine flooring was removed with so little damage that the planks were in good enough condition to reinstall, after the supporting timbers (joists and bearers) were repaired. This video does not show the re-building of the joists or bearers. This is pretty much a worst case scenario: brittle narrow softwood boards, rusty nails, and very hard hardwood joists. If only previous paid installers had been more diligent correctly ...

How can I repurpose old tongue and groove boards? | HometalkDepending on the hardness of the wood (i.e. oak or maple), cut out individual cutting boards, use a router to finish the edges, coat the outside with beeswax, run a ribbon through a router hole for hanging, and give them as gifts. If softer wood, such as pine, you could frame mirrors (especially those builder-grade mirrors they put in new houses) or make picture frames; paint to match decor or stain & varnish, and again give as gifts. There is no better gift than one you put together yourself ...

Why are floorboards in older houses so wide? - Curbed18 Aug 2016 ... One of the hallmarks of historic houses is wide-plank flooring. But why were floorboards so wide to begin with? and why did they stop being used? The answer lies in American history.

Using old tongue and groove wall boards for flooring - Houzz27 Jun 2014 ... We are looking at a pre 1900's house that has tongue and groove wall boards through out. I would like to know how to remove these and re-prupose them for flooring.

How to Lay a Tongue-and-Groove Wood Floor | how-tos | DIYAlthough laminate wood flooring is becoming popular, you may prefer real wood, shown here. boards can be laid as a floating floor, nailed down or installed with adhesive. On a wood floor, you can remove old boards and install new ones, but not if a partition crosses the old boards. Check whether doors need to be trimmed. Remember that a vapor barrier is important, especially on concrete. You may sand a wood floor after installing it.

Old House Authority ~ Ask the Authority: Porch FloorboardsWhen I have to replace floorboards, I use the best quality exterior grade tongue and groove lumber I can find. In the Northeast, where I live now, my local lumberyard stocks vertical grain fir, which is dimensionally stable and somewhat rot-resistant. When ordering material, I make sure the boards are a few inches too long, so I have the option to cut them to length after they're installed. To make my floorboards as impermeable as possible, I first apply a coating of a clear, paintable wood ...

1 in. x 6 in. x 12 ft. Premium Tongue and Groove Pattern Whitewood ...Decorate your interior or exterior space with old-fashioned natural pine tongue and groove boards. Create a country, cottage or rustic cabin look and feel. Every Eastern White Pine board meets the highest grading standards for stren

Roofing: Why do we need plywood over our old solid sheathing ...We are often asked, why do we need plywood over our old solid sheathing? The keyword here is solid. It used to be standard to use shiplap, 1 boards, tongue & groove, or other boards for the roof deck. These 8 to 12-inch wide boards were nailed together tight. plywood_1 When the roof was first nailed on, of course all the nails were in solid wood. But the lumber was not usually kiln dried; as wood dries it shrinks. As shrinkage is from 5 to 10 percent, gaps of ½-inch or more are ...

The History of Wood Flooring - Old House Restoration, Products ...22 Oct 2012 ... Along with this technology appeared the process for molding tongue-and-groove floorboards. tongue-and-groove molding is a precise method of joining boards together along their lengths by fitting a protruding tongue on one board into a channel cut on the adjoining board. With tongue-and-groove installation, the nails are driven through the tongue, forcing the boards together; this also conceals the nail holes, creating an unmarred surface. The interlocking boards ...

Fixing the Porch - Old House Restoration, Products & Decorating11 Feb 2011 ... When Ted assembles a porch deck, he begins and ends with a special technique that helps prevent the overlapping end boards from pulling loose where they overhang the edge: He glues the first and last three boards tightly together with marine epoxy. Then he cuts the tongue or groove on the termination side flush, and attaches the three-board panel to the framing with galvanized finish nails. After gluing the first three boards together, Ted and Mike blind-nail the ...

How to Replace Hardwood Floor Boards in a Tongue and Groove ...5 Nov 2012 ... For a free estimate or any questions, please call Amherst Finishing at (716) 907-2746 today! This video shows the process from start to finish of how to remo...

How to Repair a Tongue-and-Groove Wood Floor - This Old House ...28 Sep 2014 ... Cutting in a perfect-fit patch with This old House general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the of...

Repairing Antique Pine Tongue and Groove Flooring - YouTube5 Aug 2013 ... This is my simple method for repairing my antique pine tongue and groove floors. The boards were originally painted a bright canary yellow, and then a medium...

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