Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.
Extract from back cover of book:
Wood floors are unmatched for their beauty, ease of maintenance and durability. In recent years, demand for wood flooring has grown steadily, fueled in part by the availability of many more types of wood floors, both domestic and imported. In this authoritaive, pro-level guide to installing, sanding and finishing wood floors, flooring specialist Charles Peterson takes us through the entire process from estimating and preparing the jobsite to laying strip and plank floors and installing hand-cut parquetry and other ornate wood floors. An invaluable final chapter diagnoses a plethora of flooring problems, providing solutions for flawless wood floors.
About the Author - Charles Peterson, owner of CP Hardwood Floors, has been in the wood flooring business for almost 30 years. A nationally certified Advanced Master Craftsman and Wood Flooring Inspector, Charles is a technical contributor to a number of publications including Fine Homebuilding magazine. The floor featured in Wood Flooring received the 2009 Floor of the Year award from the National Wood Flooring Association.
Units of Measurement: Imperial
Chapter One - Wood Basics
Chapter Two - Jop Preparation
Chapter Three - Subfloors: Stiff, Flat & Dry
Chapter Four - Installing Strip & Plank Flooring
Chapter Five - An Introduction to Ornate Wood Flooring
Chapter Six - Borders & Aprons
Chapter Seven - Parquet Floors
Chapter Eight - Inlays & Curves
Chapter Nine - Making Medalions
Chapter Ten - Sanding Wood Floors
Chapter Eleven - Finishing Wood Floors
Chapter Twelve - Flooring Problems & Solutions
A: Characteristics of Wood Flooring Species