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Old 02-28-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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Flexible filler for 150 year old hardwood floor


Hi,

I'm looking to refinish my plank floor which is original to the house. The gaps between the planks range between 3/8" and 1/8" and are 1 1/2" deep (room is 13'x15'). The previous owner refinished the floor using a standard wood filler; however, the planks shift as you walk on them and the floor gets pretty cold in winter so the filler has cracked and buckled. I'm hoping to find a flexible filler that I can buy in large amounts to fill the deep gaps across the entire floor.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 02-28-2013, 04:03 PM   #2
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Hi,

I'm looking to refinish my plank floor which is original to the house. The gaps between the planks range between 3/8" and 1/8" and are 1 1/2" deep (room is 13'x15'). The previous owner refinished the floor using a standard wood filler; however, the planks shift as you walk on them and the floor gets pretty cold in winter so the filler has cracked and buckled. I'm hoping to find a flexible filler that I can buy in large amounts to fill the deep gaps across the entire floor.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

I don't think i would try and fill a 3/8" crack with any filler,unless you glue a piece of wood in first and have it at least an 1/8"below the surface.

I have no idea if the stuff in the link i'll add works,you'll have to decide that.

http://www.restor-it.com/what-is-the...-wood-fillers/

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Thanks! I guess filling the gaps with thin pieces of wood and then filling it with epoxy filler might be best. Much appreciated.
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