We took on the project to refinish the hardwood floors on the upper floors of our new home, The Turret.   This is my essay on how we did it -- and the feeling of accomplishment we got after communing with our new home.

How to refinish a hardwood floor -- the complete manifesto

We took on the project to refinish the hardwood floors on the upper floors of our new home, The Turret. This is my essay on how we did it -- and the feeling of accomplishment we got after communing with our new home.

Old Pine Slivers, fill floorboard gaps, gap seal, wood fillers, stopgap, floorboard draughts

Old Pine Slivers, fill floorboard gaps, gap seal, wood fillers, stopgap, floorboard draughts

After washing these old hardwood floors with vinegar & HOT water 3 times... to remove the years of old dirt, I got on my knees to hand rub Old English Lemon Oil into the wood to bring it back to what it looked like in the 60's. 1/2 of the room done.

15 Wood Floor Hacks Every Homeowner Needs to Know

After washing these old hardwood floors with vinegar & HOT water 3 times... to remove the years of old dirt, I got on my knees to hand rub Old English Lemon Oil into the wood to bring it back to what it looked like in the 60's. 1/2 of the room done.

How to Refinish Old Fir Floors: We discovered 75 year old fir floors underneath the linoleum in our house. So we refinished them ourselves!

How to Refinish Old Fir Floors: We discovered 75 year old fir floors underneath the linoleum in our house. So we refinished them ourselves!

Rejuvenate Wood Floor Professional Restorer to shine up old, scratched wood floors - seals and protects, restores luster,fills in small scratches, no waxy build-up. Puts down a new urethane coating without buildup. Use with Rejuvenate Cleaner first and use the microfiber applicator.  Lasts only a couple months

How To Clean, Gloss Up, And Seal Dull Old Hardwood Floors

Rejuvenate Wood Floor Professional Restorer to shine up old, scratched wood floors - seals and protects, restores luster,fills in small scratches, no waxy build-up. Puts down a new urethane coating without buildup. Use with Rejuvenate Cleaner first and use the microfiber applicator. Lasts only a couple months

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

Refinish Wood Flooring

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

Very inviting white living room. So much good stuff--the built in library shelves, the windows and the ceiling.

Very inviting white living room. So much good stuff--the built in library shelves, the windows and the ceiling.

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