Before, During, and After 
Carpenter (Chuck Carpenter) puts finishing touches on study crown molding.  New oak flooring has already been laid.
Carpenter (Chuck Carpenter) puts finishing touches on study crown molding. New oak flooring has already been laid.
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The Brazilian Cherry has been laid in the "great room" and sanded once.  Now wood filler is used to fill any cracks or rough spots prior to finish sanding.
The Brazilian Cherry has been laid in the "great room" and sanded once. Now wood filler is used to fill any cracks or rough spots prior to finish sanding.
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The great room floor is sanded. After filling and sanding cycles, a water-based polyeurethane finish will be applied.
The great room floor is sanded. After filling and sanding cycles, a water-based polyeurethane finish will be applied.
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The old living room of the house (soon to be the home theater) had wood flooring.  Covered by carpet for years, it's not in terrible shape.
The old living room of the house (soon to be the home theater) had wood flooring. Covered by carpet for years, it's not in terrible shape.
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The living room and master bedroom floors are being sanded along with the new study and great room floors for finishing.
The living room and master bedroom floors are being sanded along with the new study and great room floors for finishing.
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This is the old living room oak flooring refinished.  This is original (1951) installed flooring.
This is the old living room oak flooring refinished. This is original (1951) installed flooring.
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The new study floor is now refinished.  This wide-angle view gives a perspective on the floor and the placement of the wet bar and French doors off the hallway.  Light from the left is the French (center hinged) door onto the patio and driveway.  Out of picture to my right are the French doors into the old Living Room, soon-to-be home theater.
The new study floor is now refinished. This wide-angle view gives a perspective on the floor and the placement of the wet bar and French doors off the hallway. Light from the left is the French (center hinged) door onto the patio and driveway. Out of picture to my right are the French doors into the old Living Room, soon-to-be home theater.
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This is the flooring in the master bedroom after being refinished.  This is original red oak flooring from 1951, and this is the first time it's been refinished.
This is the flooring in the master bedroom after being refinished. This is original red oak flooring from 1951, and this is the first time it's been refinished.
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The Brazilian Cherry (Jotoba) floor has now been finished.  This is a wide-angle view of part of the great room into the dining area.  The lens makes the wall appear bent... it isn't in reality.
The Brazilian Cherry (Jotoba) floor has now been finished. This is a wide-angle view of part of the great room into the dining area. The lens makes the wall appear bent... it isn't in reality.
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