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jerome8283 11-20-2006 05:27 PM

Hardwood Flooring
Can hardwood flooring be installed on a wall?

Bonus 11-20-2006 08:49 PM

Certainly you can do it, it's just hard to walk on like that. :jester:

My house was originally an old logging dormitory from the 30's, it is built with no studs, just shiplap (vertical), siding (horizontal) with cedar shingles on the outside. On the inside (all six surfaces) is 1x4 t&g clear fir. Someone came along years later and added 2x2 on the inside and wood veneer panelling with a layer of paper-backed tin foil for insulation. So... certainly you can do it, but you might not like the cost today.

Floorwizard 11-20-2006 10:41 PM

probably a good engineered wood adhered to the wall will be fine.

jerome8283 11-21-2006 06:41 AM

I asked because I saw something in a restaurant that appeared to be flooring on the wall but maybe it was a decorative wainscot? It was a dark cherry wood. I liked the look but have been unable to find it.

John712 12-08-2006 08:51 PM

You need to use some special thing to hold it.

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