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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
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Entandrophragma cynlindricum
Appearance

Color: Medium to dark red-brown; darkens over time.

Grain: Fine, interlocked.

Species & Grade Variations: Quartersawn material has a ribbon-striped effect.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1500 (16% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Above average (7.4; 14% more stable than Northern oak).

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Saws easily.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily if correct sanding sequence is followed.

Suggested Sequence:

  • First Cut: 50 at a 7-15 degree angle with the grain
  • Second Cut: 80 straight with the grain
  • Third Cut: 100
  • Hard Plate: 100 or 120
  • First Screen: 100 or 120
  • Second Screen: 150

Nailing: No known problems.

Finishing: Staining may over-darken the wood. No known finishing problems.

Origin
Africa.
Availability
Moderate availability.
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Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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