This is the floor refinish done on the school house we are renovating in north idaho.
Douglas fir floor finish.
You can put almost any kind of finish on a douglas fir plank and chances are it will look good.
Whether you re planning a complete renovation or just a change in flooring douglas fir is definitely a material to consider.
In this case you are going to want to refinish the floor.
Flooring is one of the most common uses of the wood especially in the west where douglas fir is still widely available.
Since it also has a uniform color it tends to take finishes very well.
Upstairs in the bedrooms we have what i believe are douglas fir wood floors.
Two rooms were previously finished when we bought the home.
An introduction renowned for its light finish and scandinavian chic appeal it is a modern and durable choice.
Fir is an excellent wood for highly finished post beam frames and commercial work because of its strength and beautiful grain.
Carol goodwin of goodwin heart pine in micanopy florida says fir compares in density with antique heart cypress.
The floor appears to be in good shape but still has a thin layer.
This century old fir floor is in an apartment in seattle s capitol hill and refinishing it felt like a geological study.
The lovely even grain of douglas fir provides a uniformity that is coveted for elements like flooring.
Its color ranges from light red to pale yellow.
Let s discuss the application of stains and finishes on your douglas fir.
Part of the key is to open pores with sandpaper to allow stain penetration.
Frank lloyd wright used the two interchangeably she says.
We have a 1930s colonial revival home.
Douglas fir flooring is a very durable type of hardwood flooring.
Here are the basics of how to refinish douglas fir flooring successfully.
Douglas fir can be beautiful in the right hands using the right stain.
Douglas fir flooring is a beautiful eco friendly option used in both commercial and residential properties.
Attach 100 grit sandpaper to a hand sanding block.
We buy our douglas fir timbers directly from a west coast supplier who uses only the best looking timber.
Finishing a douglas fir floor.
We are now in the process of removing the carpet in the other two.