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Millstadt Historic Farmhouse Renovation

Classic Carpet & Flooring sanded and refinished 100 year old heart pine floors in a historic farmhouse renovation. Photo by contractor, Mosby Building Arts
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July 13, 2014
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I believe it is DuraSeal Provincial. Keep in mind that those are historic heart pine floors, so different hardwoods (like oak) stained that color, won't look the same
    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 6:09AM
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I don't have the same floor, mine is 1920's 2.25" pine. Here's what "dark walnut" and "coffee" look like, stained on a small area.

I wanted to go dark to minimize the nail holes. I guess we will have to experiment to see what color the pine decides it wants to become.

My floor refinisher showed me sample boards of the 2 colors mentioned above on Oak, and there is ZERO similarity among pine vs oak using the same stain. Fascinating.

I am hoping to restore this pine, but am nervous about what is hiding under the old oak blocks. Fingers crossed!

Thank you!
    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 6:44AM
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