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Old Concrete Floor Made Into an Exceptional Natural Cordwood Floor!

Do you know that you can make classic and wonderful floor using the branches of a tree? It’s easy, you can do it on your own! Check out the step by step process here!

Did you ever think of making your own floor and design in your house? Do you find it impossible? The good news is, it is doable. Are you interested in a wood or forestry design? Then this is for you!

A woman in Arizona named Sunny Pettis Lutz made her own extraordinary cordwood floor in her home, with the help of her husband Tony. She used Shaggy Bark Juniper and Alligator Bark Juniper. Take note that before collecting trees to use for your floor; you must first get a permit to gather dead trees.

The photos of this unique cordwood floor was sent by Sunny Lutz to Richard Flatau of cordwoodconstruction.org, you can also see many different cordwood designs in his blog.

Interested in making your own cordwood floor? No need to worry, Sunny Luz shared the steps on how she created this kind of floor.

#1. Cut the bark using a chop saw at 1 inch

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#2. Use only clean and in good condition bark pieces, choose carefully.

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#3. Using a belt sander, smoothen and polish the chosen bark disk pieces (both sides).

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Don’t forget to clean the old concrete surface where you will put the bark pieces. Sweep and Mop. This is important.

#4. Arrange the disks on the concrete surface.

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Make sure to layout all the disks close to one another. Strictly follow a 2 foot sections.

#5. Use the Loctite PL Premium Construction Adhesive.

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Glue the pieces following the layout you made on the surface floor.

#6. Use a belt sander to smoothen, level and polish the glued disks.

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Then, clean all the dirt and dust.

#7. Put a light coat of polyurethane to the exterior of the disk pieces glued on the floor.

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Mix 80% tile grout and 20% saw dust then apply it to the spaces between the disk slices. Don’t forget to put 2 to 3 coats of polyurethane as the last step. These will prevent the grout from sticking on to the top. Follow the finishing steps carefully.

What can you say about the floor design? Did you like it?

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H/T: Cordwood Construction

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7 Most Important Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

Check out these 7 Life Changing Beauty Hacks!

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Ladies love make up and there are many ways on how to apply each kind of makeup, what brand is best for each skin type, what style is in fashion and the list goes on. Women love to spend time getting the perfect style to make them look more beautiful and natural.

These beauty hacks will save your time from spending hours trying to figure out the perfect way to look more appealing and it will also save your money by buying the perfect item for you.


Here are just 7 of the most important beauty hacks you need to know:
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Here’s How Easy it is to Make Tasty, Fancy Leopard Printed Bread for Holidays!

Bread on the wild side. Make it fancy for the holidays!

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When you eat bread, what would you think of? Is it the usual good smelling slightly white bread? Was it Chewy? Soft? Crusty? Or extra ordinary?

Is there anything we can think of aside from the basic and common loaf of nice bread? We can definitely make it look more interesting and fancy by being more imaginative and creative in things we do.

A leopard printed bread was blogged by a Malaysian housewife named Sonia in her food blog Nasi Lemak Lover. It may look tricky and complicated at first nevertheless she carefully explains the steps in making this bread so it can easily be followed. This is suitable especially for Holiday gatherings and giveaways!...

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Sick Of The Stupid 9/11 Jet Fuel Theory, This Blacksmith Debunked It For Good!

“Your argument is invalid. Get over it. Find a job.”

Perhaps tired of all the crazy 9/11 theories he’s been hearing for years, Trenton Tye took it upon himself to debunk the much-believed jet fuel argument for good.

According to skeptics, jet fuel could never melt steel beams. This Georgia-based blacksmith wanted to dispel the myth once and for all and so he made a 2-minute video about it entitled “For the undying 9/11 MORONIC JET FUEL ARGUMENT.” He later posted the clip on Purgatory Iron Works, his YouTube channel.

The video is now a certified viral hit after it quickly attracted more than 5.6 million views in just 3 days....

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