Before & After: Hardwood Floors Reach a New Plane

published Mar 24, 2014
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Patrick is an avid DIY’er, but you’re about to see the toughest job he’s ever taken on. It wasn’t for the faint of heart, and he should’ve asked friends to help, but after a week of hard work, he transformed his hardwood into the floors he always wanted…

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Can you believe he planed his entire hardwood floor BY HAND? No, neither could I. But plane it he did, and therefore Patrick wins the award for DIY endurance. Hands down.

Patrick has tons of advice over on his blog, Detroit Modern, so if you are thinking of doing something similar, check there first.