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zel 08-06-2007 09:32 PM

Suggest uses for extra hardwood flooring?
 
I finished my floor install. I have roughly 40 sq ft of prefinished Brazillian redwood left over. I know I should save some in case of damage, but what to do with the rest of it?

Does anyone think it could be used for a bar top? Or even in a herringbone pattern on the front of a bar?

Any other creative suggestions?

Joining_Heads 08-06-2007 10:11 PM

Thats about two bundles right. We usally keep one and take the rest back. I always take the Brazilian woods back since there is no need to harbor it due to the impact of harvesting it. :thumbsup:

zel 08-06-2007 10:22 PM

I special ordered it. I dont think the store would take it back, but I could be wrong. I dont know if someone else would want it anyway because it would not be from the same lot as any made later. ???

yummy mummy 08-07-2007 08:32 AM

I once saw on a decorating show, where they put it on a wall in a restaurant.

It was only one wall, and it looked really nice.

Jeekinz 08-07-2007 09:14 AM

Maybe sell it on Craigslist. That's enough for a small foyer or bathroom.

ocoee 08-07-2007 09:30 PM

I have about the same amount left over
I'm going to try to use it on the kitchen counter top in my "shed"

Darylh 08-07-2007 10:15 PM

Here is some idea's using it inlaid:
Serving trays, coasters,wall plaques,a feture in a floor,cabinet doors or drawer fronts, Man oh Man the idea's are endless.

zel 08-08-2007 06:05 AM

:thumbsup:

rolldodge 08-08-2007 02:47 PM

Planter boxes too.

Or you can donate it to habitat for humanity!

WILDLILY 08-10-2007 01:27 PM

You could cover the top to an old desk. I did this with leftover vinyl wood pattern and put a glass top on it. It looks great.


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