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DIY painted hardwood floor - offset stripe design - 16

I have finally made some progress on my painted hardwood floor in the guest bedroom, and I’m really excited about the offset striped design is turning out. Here’s a peek at the progress so far… That picture was taken pretty late last night, so it’s a bit dark. I’ll get better daytime pictures when the floor is finished. But in the meantime, I’ll start at the beginning and show you the steps I’ve taken to do this painted hardwood floor design. This floor is around 70 years old, so it has seen better days. It has stains on it, plus it has some gaps between some of the boards. So I started off by filling some of the bigger gaps. My goal here wasn’t to make the floor perfectly smooth. Had I wanted that, I would have done a full-trowel wood filler that is specifically made for hardwood floors. That’s the type that I used on the studio floor. The full-trowel wood filler for hardwood floors also comes in different colors so that you can match the species of wood floor you’re using so that it looks the same as the wood after it’s stained and sealed. But my goal […]

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DIY painted hardwood floor - offset stripe design - 16

I have finally made some progress on my painted hardwood floor in the guest bedroom, and I’m really excited about the offset striped design is turning out. Here’s a peek at the progress so far… That picture was taken pretty late last night, so it’s a bit dark. I’ll get better daytime pictures when the floor is finished. But in the meantime, I’ll start at the beginning and show you the steps I’ve taken to do this painted hardwood floor design. This floor is around 70 years old, so it has seen better days. It has stains on it, plus it has some gaps between some of the boards. So I started off by filling some of the bigger gaps. My goal here wasn’t to make the floor perfectly smooth. Had I wanted that, I would have done a full-trowel wood filler that is specifically made for hardwood floors. That’s the type that I used on the studio floor. The full-trowel wood filler for hardwood floors also comes in different colors so that you can match the species of wood floor you’re using so that it looks the same as the wood after it’s stained and sealed. But my goal […]

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