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February 2019 | Tamalpais Hardwood Floors

Herringbone vs. Chevron

Often people don’t know the difference between a Chevron and Herringbone pattern. The difference is all in the zigzag, where Chevron patterns have a continuous zigzag design where as the Herringbone pattern has a broken zigzag design. Chevron This is a zigzag pattern that comes to a sharp point; imagine the letter “V” on repeat. For chevron

What Is Fumed Oak Flooring?

Today we are seeking out the most natural-looking finish possible, creating a floor that shows more of the natural variation. Fumed, or smoked oak is wood flooring which has been treated to change its color. To obtain such floors we use the technique of fuming/smoking which creates color from within the wood by causing reaction in