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No you can't do that. Even in Arizona. Wood has a high expansion and contraction ratio, they would work themselves out of the mortar in under three years in the driest of climates. Your best option would be to membrane underneath the boards, secure them with concrete nails, and epoxy, or caulk the joints. That might last a year. In terms of code, in the ...
The Square Buff Floor Sander is a big version of a palm sander. In other words, you attach a piece of sanding paper and the machine shakes it in some pattern. The Floor Sander is a big version of a belt sander. Unlike a belt sander (where the sand paper comes as strips with the ends glued) the large version just takes an ordinary rectangular sheet of ...
Well you've been busy! Congrats on refinishing your floors the proper way to be done. ⏰ First, if you truly have the time to wait just another couple days, or even a week as you suggested, then that's your answer. --You've taken the time to do the job right thus far, why endanger your asset at the final stage of completion. Three coats of polyurethane will ...
I actually know the answer to this. We have Bona Traffic on our heart pine floors. They were finished years ago and the blue painters tape lifted the finish. I would not use tape on any flooring unless it was a waxed or oiled finish. Luckily the floor person that put the finish on was able to fix the finish we messed up by pulling up the tape.
The closest answer was #3. The question had 2 parts: The first part answer is: Yes, we can glue 2 solid oak treads to make one tread of minimum thickness 1½" when stair steps more than 39" width. If the steps are less than 39" wide then we can use 1" thick treads. The second part of the question was HOW WOULD YOU DO IT? The answer is to: Rough ...
why dont you just buy 10/4 rough sawn oak and plane it down to 2"? this is a totally normal day for most staircase guys. i am kind of surprised you are asking this question.
I am a woodworker and I can tell you 2 glued up pieces would be just as strong. I don't know about code though. Keep in mind, surfaced 1X oak is actually 13/16" thick. 2 of them would be 1-5/8" thick. 1x stair treads might be actual 1" thick.
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