Warm and Stylish Hand Scraped Wood Floors
Hand scraped wood floors – Wood floors are available in a wide range of woods and finishes to add a feeling of warmth and style to a home. For a rustic primitive appearance, many homeowners choose to hand-scraped floors. These floors are more expensive than traditional wood floors because labor and craftsmanship required creating them. However, if you are looking for a handcrafted rustic look, a hand-scraped floor can be ideal solution.
Floor boards of a hand scraped individually scraped off by hand to give word hand, primitive or rustic appearance. Floors replicate look of floors in houses of time with beveled edges that create a worn look. Scraping hand gives depth and character to floors while hiding bumps and defects. Hand scraped wood floors are suitable for use in most American households styles, including French Country, American colonial, old European world, western rustic and traditional houses. Although floors are more expensive than traditional hardwood floors, finishing last long, showing minimal wear.
Although some hand scraped wood floors off by machine, real hand scraped plants are crafted entirely by hand plants to create one-of-a-kind. Scraping is done using a tool of high strength steel, similar to a spatula, with a very sharp blade. Floor is scraped into small sections, with tool either go through or with grain of wood. After scraping, soil sieved with a screen rotary sanding a floor buffer to remove splinters and rough areas. Floor is stained, and a protective layer is applied. Floors finished with darker show effects of hand scraping over more natural finishes as finishing pools within scratches, causing shadows.