this is what I found under the padding at the front entrance - a small pile of sand brought back from the school yard, in the kids shoes, a spoonfull at a time, over 10 years.
the first cut
i don't think i could ever go back to having carpet again.
getting the first few planks took much longer than we expected it would
extending the flooring into the adjacent room, out to the front entrance.
motoring along. this was one afternoon/evening's worth of work.
1500 sq feet of oak flooring sitting in my garage, and then it hits me...what the hell have i started???
living room and 2/3 of the piano room are done.