2 different wood flooring in an open concept

susanclaireMarch 21, 2013
We are renovating a 100 year old home that had existing light oak floors in the open living/dining room. We added a kitchen off the living room which is separated by half walls with 2 large openings. The oak runs horizontally across the living room and the new kitchen is narrower and runs the length of the living room so I wanted to put wood there but have the boards a little darker/wider and going in the opposite direction to the living room floor. Because of the low wall between the rooms there is a delineation to the 2 rooms.Has anyone done 2 different wood floors adjacent to each other and how does it look?
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creeser
Here's some photos that incorporate what you want to do. I like the look of the 2 or 3 boards in the entryway that are turned differently and gives the look of a threshold.
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    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 4:56AM
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Looks great when done properly
    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 5:54AM
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susanclaire
It does look great...thanks for the photos
    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 7:20AM
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