Hello happy DIYers! Today, I have the pleasure of talking about a finish that everyone seems to be loving. That is, giving your floor the RAW WOOD effect… or bare timber… or natural… or unfinished… Honestly, there are so many ways of describing this finish and its difficult to stick to one. Most ways … Continued

is it easy to refinish hardwood floors

Is it easy? Hell no, but that isn’t a reason not to do it! Nothing that’s worth having comes easy, right? Isn’t that what we were taught? There’s actually a little more to this question. Is it easy to refinish hardwood floors, physically or technically? Is it easy to refinish hardwood floors? Sanding hardwood floors, … Continued

shoult i use a drum or orbital sander

  This is a very common question people have when trying to decide how much firepower to bring to bear on their floors. However, the answer is one-sided… Should I use a drum or orbital sander? If your floor is in relatively good condition and you have plenty of time, you may be able to … Continued

how long does it take to sand a floor

Planning to sand and refinish hardwood floors is pretty tough to do, without knowing how long it takes to sand a floor. The answer to this question might surprise you! How long does it take to sand a floor? It can take 1-5 days for a professional and 2-15 days for a DIY enthusiast, depending … Continued

can you sand and refinish hardwood floors yourself

Of course you can. The only question, really, is how good that sanding and finishing is going to be. No one can do something for the first time and be as good as someone that has been doing it for 5-10-20 years. With that in mind, do as much research as you can.  


Finally! I recorded this parquet floor restoration video a while ago. I have had it professionally edited and its finally up. Unfortunately, the video quality is not the best. I am going to be buying a new camera so I can have higher quality selfie-style videos. This floor was actually an iroko herringbone parquet floor, … Continued

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Festool Rotex RO 150 review

Festool are known for their high prices. In some cases, I believe these prices are unjustified. With the Festool Rotex RO150, this is definitely one of those occasions! I recently spent a few hundred pounds on the Festool jigsaw and I ended up using my £60 jigsaw, that didn’t cut straight, instead of my new Festool … Continued

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