How to Transition a Wood Floor Spline?

Answer Tongue-and-groove wood flooring has a groove side, which fits over the tongue side of the flooring. The tongue side is called the "spline." When wood flooring from one room meets up to wood floorin... Read More »

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How to Use a Wood Spline?

The spline joint is a common woodworking procedure to join two pieces of wood together. A spline is a thin piece of wood inserted into a receiver dado cut into another piece of wood. Spline joints ... Read More »

Is a straight-sided spline the same as an involute spline?

According to Perry Gear, a straight-sided spline and an involute spline are not identical. An involute spline has equally spaced teeth, much like a straight-sided spline, but the teeth have a short... Read More »

How to Transition Tile to Wood?

Some floor-tiling projects go from wall to wall in all directions, so you don't have to dress out the end of the tiled area. But if the tiles end mid-floor and transition to wood (say, for a tiled ... Read More »

Can you install a wood floor over an existing ceramic tile floor?

Answer No. Generally wood flooring needs to be nailed down. You may be able to get away with installing a floating laminate floor over the tile, but I would check with the maker of the laminate flo... Read More »