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  1. Flooring
    Hello everyone, I am sanding and refinishing painted hardwood floors in an old home and I am wondering how much consideration I should give the first pass coloration. The drum sander is doing a mediocre job after 3 passes, whereas the edger is bringing out more of the natural wood. (see pics) I...
  2. Flooring
    Guys, I'm at my wits end. I know that drum sanders are dangerous, can really screw up your floors, and so on. I know you have to keep the moving, never let them linger, move at a walk pace, carefully lower the drum to the floor and carefully raise it (don't jam it up and down). I've...
  3. Flooring
    Hi all, Just bought a "new" home that contains original oak hardwood floors, circa 1962. Apparently due to the floor's age and seasonal humidity changes in the area (Connecticut), there is some inconsistency to the level of the floor from board to board and even across the lengths of single...
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