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  • Sponsored: Coloring Real Wood Flooring With Oil and Wax

    by Dirk Horstmann | August/September 2017

    Whether making old wood flooring shine like new, changing the color of new flooring so it fits into the interior design or adding an individual...

  • What I’ve Learned Working With Reclaimed Wood Flooring

    by Kevin Minton | August/September 2017

    In the wood flooring industry, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the same thing—straight-laid strip or plank flooring—on every job. You get...

  • Q&A: Is Paint Stripper OK Before Refinishing?

    by WFB Editors | August/September 2017

    Someone told me that a great trick is to use paint stripper when we are trying to remove old finish off of hard-to-reach areas for site-finished or...

  • What’s Your Best Tip for Successful Wood Floor Finishing?

    by WFB Editors | August/September 2017

    We asked our Facebook and Instagram followers the above question. Here are some responses:   Jeff Marlow I buy hairnets to strain finish....

  • Gather 'Round for a Story About Grandpa Clarke

    by Andrew Averill | August/September 2017

    If you have an American Sanders Super 7R edger, then it's time to meet grandpa. This is the Clarke Model C-5, shown here in photos submitted by...

  • 2017 Tools and Supplies Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | June 12, 2017 3:52 PM

    Check out the latest and greatest tools and equipment in the industry.     Abrasives     3M3M's Easy Change disc buffer system makes...

  • Custom Color From Coast to Coast

    by Kim Wahlgren | June/July 2017

    Not long ago, color for wood flooring meant a can of oil-based stain, possibly water-popped, or—for those really pushing the envelope—some...

  • 411 on LED-Curing Finish on the Job Site

    by WFB Editors | June/July 2017

    I've heard some guys talking about LED-cured job-site finishes. I've never heard of them. What are they and how do they work? Rick Southern,...

  • Wall of Shame: Crazy Stain Job

    by WFB Editors | June/July 2017

    This issue's shameful photo is from David Habib, owner at Prestige Wood Flooring, based in Matawan, N.J. He explains: "The customer said the...

  • Trick of the Trade: Prevent Those Annoying Finish Drips

    by WFB Editors | June/July 2017

    This issue's tip comes from Glenn Harris at Oakdale, N.Y.-based Town and Country Floor Designs: There is nothing worse than working your way out...