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...share some basic information about it such as, pros and cons, materials used, level of difficulty etc?
Jay C. White Cloud wrote:
The floor can be placed on continuous sub floor (like earthen floor) or over some type of supporting system (joist, etc).
In the image attached, boards type 1 and possibly 2 need to be supported by the existing structural members or can actually be the supporting members themselves. Board type 4 is larger (why is below) than type 3 boards an lacks one tongue/groove. Board type 2 is notched (red ellipse) for receiving board 4 after previously placing there one by one all type 3 boards and forcing them horizontally (to the left) until all space is filled. Board 4 is placed into position and hammered vertically until best fit.
By and large, this seems like an elegant system...
Thanks for clarifying this Jay...I honestly thought that this system was a form of parquet having different "quality levels".
At least over here, easily accessible wood is softwood (mostly pine). If worked green, upon drying it will warp badly unless there are very controlled drying conditions (not always the case).
It would give a normal human mental abilities to rival mine. To think it is just a tiny ad:
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