Using Cordwood Construction They Gave Their Old Floor An Incredible Makeover!

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Do you think home renovation is something out of bounds and not your cup of tea? Think again! The mere thought of house-renovation usually conjures up images of heavy duty machines whizzing, creating a racket. The sight of Monstrous ladders leaning against most of the walls around, paint-cans lying on the ground, literally hijacking the whole floor-space, leaving the house in a mess, is this what you thought? It’s time to rethink!

A few creative minds have thought of ways to deal with renovation in a manner which will blow you away.

There are myriad ways to bring out one’s creativity in the settings of one’s house but this unique flooring-technique would make your creative juices take a different form altogether.

I bet you’re toying with this idea already. Want to know how it’s all done?
See it for yourself and don’t forget to thank us for bringing it all together, just for you.

It’s called ‘Cordwood Construction’ technique and is not new at all! It existed thousands of years ago, but got lost in the sands of time and modern-day architecture. It has surely made a comeback with quite a fan-following now.

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This technique makes use of debarked tree-trunks that get mortared before being stacked up in a neat pile.

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The unique technique was tried out in this house. Floor was spruced up before arranging those round and flat discs of Cordwood neatly.

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Instead of chopping down any new tree, fallen off trunks of ‘Shaggy Bark Juniper’ and ‘Alligator Bark Juniper’ were made use of.

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Chopped out flat discs were sanded and glued to the floor directly.

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Having stuck all of it, they were pressed hard against the floor to ensure their stability. 

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Whole of the floor-area was layered upon beautifully.

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A thin coat of polyurethane was applied to give it a glossy finish and also to stop the grouts from sticking to the tops.

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And finally, when it was all ready, it turned out to be every floor-lovers’ delight with its seamless finish and strikingly beautiful texture.

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