Building Floors: There’s a bear cub in the house?!

The floors started with a brutal awakening:  the back of bamboo flooring is NOT finished and will give you gigantic splinters if you don’t wear gloves…

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Also, you will feel like you’re 90 years old unless you wear serious knee pads.   I still had a hard time going up and down stairs for a couple of weeks!

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You have to dry fit the boards first, then nail and glue them with serious adhesive, like liquid nails.

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As we’re putting down the board, I noticed that the “rustic” finish on these bamboo floors is hilarious:  it looks like a bear cub grew up in the house and left claw marks all over the place!

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