A big, wide, thick perfect scraper shaving.
The calluses on my knuckles. 👊🏽
That box of twelve grit you had a hunch might need.
Coins found under old shoe molding.
Missing T-wrench that belongs on the edger.
When you can finally sharpen a scraper.
That 1943 steel penny found under the baseboard … or any coins for that matter.
Those little pieces of paper with the perforations on one side.
Completely cleared out rooms with TV wires gone or taped up.
Wood grain after we oil the floor.
That one special quartersawn board that snuck into a bundle of select that looks 3D with the finish on it.
The glare of sunlight on new finish.
When you go espresso and don't see any edger scratches.
The stain rag left from the day before and it didn't catch on fire.
Envelope of cash given by the customer.
A vacant empty house with no other trades.
A 10,000-square-foot new install!
A working toilet at the job site.
The text from the customer when they say they’ve decided to go natural instead of stain. 😅
Fresh scraper blades COME ON!
The hair after I pick it out of the finish…
Steven Triplett Jr.
A new scraper blade at the bottom of the tool box.
Final payment on the day of final coat.
The return I cut on the chop saw that went flying across the room.
When you forget to pick up a box of paper and you’re short one and find one in the van.
An old newspaper that came out of the baseboard.
The complex cut I just made that has to be perfect…
The floor. I’ve always said. A floor guy looks into the floor. Where most people only look at it.￼
My Fein tool. 😂
Chatoyancy in exotics and certain domestics ... love that play on light!
The Trio pins to hold the screens on!
The 1/32 nail set.
Edward H. Michael
Customer walking up and admiring your trailer set up.
Being paid in full.
My toekick sander!
Greg Bones Smullen
A flat subfloor...
New equipment and tools.
I love my new DeWalt oscillating saw that much. 😍
Nothing. Too cool for that.