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Woodipedia: Make a Solid Choice With Oak
Forget those low-end products of old. Red and white oak today are beautiful, versatile and relatively inexpensive
"of old. Red and white oak today are beautiful, versatile and relatively inexpensive... Red and white oak have a strange history of being some of the most prized and reviled... domestic hardwoods. Whether people love it or hate it depends largely on the way the... But oak is versatile and packed with potential. It's also relatively inexpensive... find in red oak ... it's all "red oak" with a clear finish. But the actual color ranges..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Red in the Kitchen
Candy Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound
"Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The... Red represents love, life, power and passion in many cultures. A stimulating color... appetite, red is a great choice for an accent color in the kitchen. For those who want... brought in red accents from the adjacent family room. Red door in the mudroom, red blinds... hearth, red hutch and red barstools. I think red is the perfect color to have in the..."
Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen... bright red island, they designed a cheerful and stylish kitchen that works for everyone... PERFECT! Red is a happy color. Red is classic. Red is warm and inviting. After using... love the red. Every room needs a touch of red. I love this kitchen, it looks amazing... I have red silestone countertops and stainless appliances. Oak cabinetry and floors..."
What to Ask Before Choosing a Hardwood Floor
We give you the details on cost, installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring
"to get hardwood floors. Easy enough, right? Pick a wood and be done with it. Not... kind of hardwood floor your home can accommodate, and what will look best with your... of as a hardwood floor: thick, solid planks of wood. Engineered wood is made of a veneer... choosing a hardwood floor for your home.... white oak (hardest) and red oak. We installed it almost 4 years ago and have no problem... wax(brownish red) on my old oak hardwood flooring it covered almost all the imperfections..."
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"paint hardwood floors, but if you know how to apply nail polish, you already know... floors are red oak and recently refinished (we've owned the house just 2 years) and everyone... below, oak hardwood was installed. When we pealed up the old carpet here, this is... mimic oak flooring and BM Pale Oak on the walls. Now I'm thinking a gray. I actually... painting hardwood floors which are beyond or not worthy of refinishing. We painted..."
Transition Time: How to Connect Tile and Hardwood Floors
Plan ahead to prevent unsightly or unsafe transitions between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know
"to the hardwood of another room is often given little forethought. However, not planning... carpet and hardwood to be used on floors. But these days most of my clients want large... is the red oak transition strip that our friend and carpenter created between our... existing red oak floor. He did an excellent job and it walking between the rooms is... strips My hardwood floors are stained a pickle oak throughout the house except for the..."
What to Know Before Refinishing Your Floors
Learn costs and other important details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid
"renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid... most hardwood floors start showing their age; scratches, dullness and discoloring... ¾-inch-thick hardwood floor can be sanded about six to eight times during its lifetime... use on red oak hardwood floors finished with a Bona Water Based Coat. I bought the... refinished my red oak floors before moving into our new house. While I think we got 85% of..."
Celebrate Eastern Oaks for Wildlife, Longevity, and Seasonal Interest
There might not be a more important tree to have in your eastern U.S. landscape — if you can fit one in
"than an oak. Often living for hundreds of years, oaks support a diversity of life above... Native oaks rely on soil microbes and bacteria that produce growth regulators for... bacteria. Oak trees support at least 534 moth and butterfly caterpillars, the most of... sited, an oak won’t grow stereotypically slowly, but will grow several feet annually... from oaks to bald cypress. I pulled together recommendations from some arborist..."
Great Design Plant: Southern Live Oak Offers an Unbeatable Canopy
Keep it dense or prune it for more light. No matter how you grow Quercus virginiana, it’s a majestic addition to its native landscape
"oldest live oak tree, the famous Angel Oak of South Carolina, is estimated to be more than... Live oaks grace the U.S. South with their Spanish moss–laden branches and epic p... the live oak is a tough tree might be an understatement. Its innate resilience and... beautiful oaks. Beautiful! I love these glorious oak trees! So how long would it take... our live oak, photographed moments ago. (We are near Beaufort, SC.) Happened to be reading..."
Renovation Material: Cerused Oak
This traditional material adds welcome texture to the sleek surfaces of modern furniture, cabinetry and more
"rused oak is staging a comeback, and I couldn't be more excited. Dating way back... such as oak, the white pigment fills and reveals grain lines without affecting the... limed oak, the material has recently been popping up on case goods, cabinetry, flooring... "pickeled oak". Enclosed is a photo of one house using VGDF wood wi the minwax finish... Limed Oak was achieved using white lead rubbed into the open pores of the wood...."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Red in the Bath
Rev up your space and flatter all skin tones with bold, beautiful red on bathroom walls, floors and fixtures
"beautiful red on bathroom walls, floors and fixtures... vibrant red paint colors and a selection of ravishing and inspiring red bathrooms.... have red walls — it's a flattering color for all skin tones. The owner might be... But red can be a tricky color to pull off in a small space that gets little light... so a red bathroom will feel smaller and more closed in than a neutral- or cooler-hued... of bold red is a good way to prevent a room from feeling cold and sterile. Here are..."
Color Feast: When to Use Red in the Dining Room
It awakens appetites and spurs conversations, but too much is like a second helping of pie. Find the perfect balance of dining room red here
"iling red-clad cave is too intense for most of us. So, how do you get red right?... you pair red with. Red mixed with rich wood tones and other warm, neutral hues can give... classic red dining room, along with paint picks and more tips on using red in your... hough red is a classic hue for a dining room (due to its ability stimulate our appetites... to use red as an accent color, with a swath on a wall, ceiling or floor, or in smaller..."
The Palette’s Power Suit: Energize With Red
Spicy or subdued, red brings undeniable vitality to rooms. See how it works with all kinds of styles
"subdued, red brings undeniable vitality to rooms. See how it works with all kinds of... wear red.” In this case what’s true in fashion is true in design. Red is a color... stunning red suit that I would pull out of my closet when I had to face a difficult... about a red accent light? We love our twisted red cloth cord and up-cycled red valves... yes to red! Sharing with you some our our customers favorite red accents in their..."
What Goes With Red Walls?
"make your red walls look right at home... Red walls can be bold, vivacious, classic … and hard to decorate around! If you loved... idea of red walls when you painted them but now feel at a loss for what else to put... colors. Red, black and white......red , chocolate and gold,,,,,red, silver and gray... We love red. My favorite red room I am such a color-phobic chicken! I think that what... best with red walls is a nice gallon of neutral toned paint. Red, hot pink, navy! Shriek..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Red Ocher
"warm, red ocher is one of the most elemental colors on earth... Red ocher is yellow ocher's fraternal twin. Both are ancient colors originally derived... Australia. Red ocher is the color of the clay the Namibian woman smear on their skin and... It's red and brown and orange all rolled into one — almost burnt orange, almost... almost barn red, almost terra-cotta brown. It's burnt umber, sienna, copper. Almost...."