The top being badly damaged was tested to find the best method of removing the marks. Once achieved the complete chest was cleaned back.
This oak floor area was badly worn. Our client wanted the worn area repaired and coloured to match the existing. This is a section of the area after removing the existing finish. Top of pic shows staggering the boards.
This is another view of the antique oak floor from another side. the slight staining is trying natural waterstains to blend the colour and ensure it has the same ‘feel’.
First stain applied to the antique oak its matching very nicely. The flash is reflecting from the stain as its not dry yet.The repaired oak section almost complete. Just need to remove the masking tape and lightly beeswax the floor. The sheen will drop to a satin matt once dry.
The oak parquet is having a wax/oiled finish.
We made the oak threshold on- site. it brings the two area’s together nicely. The oak floor looks superb, and will mellow down in a month’s time.
A final light buzz over to remove any bits that settle when drying, then the final coat of hardwax/ oil is applied to the oak parquet floor.
The oak parquet floor looks great, the distressing has certainly softened the blocks.
A thorough vacuum is required, we do three passes to ensure a dust free environment before the protective wax/oil coatings.
Once the screed is dry, the floor is set out for the oak parquet.
You can see the nicely rounded edges that the distressed oak parquet gives. The oak parquet is carefully measured to align with the doorway and correct adhesive used to hold the parquet in place. We use laser lines to ensure spot on accuracy. – nice pants !!
We are fitting a distressed solid oak parquet floor to a hallway and dining room. Our client required a distressed finish for to give a ‘ used but looked after’ effect.
First the existing floor was lifted and the old bitumen adhesive removed