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Flashcards in Wood Deck (22):
1

Veneer?

Very thin sheets of wood varying in thickness

2

Laminated?

Bonding of two or more layers of material

3

Three grades of oak wood?

Clear, select, common grade

4

Wonder wood three types

Strip, random plan, parquet

5

Plank flooring?

In plank flooring the width of the sheets should correspond to the dimension of the room to keep the flooring in proper scale.

6

Main grade levels in building?

Below grade, on grade, above grave.

7

Major problems with wood concern ?

Moisture

8

How long should concrete be left to cure before installing wooden floors?

30-60 days

9

2 methods of cutting lumber?

plan Swan and quarter swan

10

Before installing wooden floors what should the condition of the substrates be ?

Dry clean level

11

Patching compound

Should be anti microbial.
Two types are gybsum and cement.

12

Walls are never used as a starting point because they are

Never truly square

13

Mastics

An adhesive compound

14

What is used to bring out the grain or produce darker tones in wood floors ?

Stain

15

How to achieve a very light finish in wood floors

Bleached or pickled

16

Why should walk off mats be used in homes that have wood floors

To remove sand and dirt from the bottom of the shoes

17

Indentations

Jagged edge, should be expected in wooden floors

18

Why should urge be moved periodically on wooden floors

Due to the fact that strong Sunlight causes wood to oxidize therefore areas exposed to forget sun light change the color

19

Reduced cracks in wood floors

Cracks are caused due to the lack of installing a humidifier which can rescue humidity cracks

20

Laminated floor

Decorative and strength

21

What is a cord board

Fibre board, HDF MDF

22

How is a laminated floor installed

Using a floating floor system