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Old 09-15-2017, 06:47 PM
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A couple of months ago I took down a dead Hemlock and cut it into several hundred lineal feet of 1X6 to be used as baseboard in a house that Iím rehabbing.

I spent the last week installing hardwood floors in this old house and today I started to install the 1X6 baseboard. It looked OK but just didnít ďpopĒ like I had expected. So I ripped the remaining baseboard into ĺĒ X 1Ē strips and put these strips around the base of the already installed baseboard. And man did it look good!

This cell phone picture isnít going to do justice but Iíll get some better pics later in the rehab and post them as a follow-up. I guess the exciting part of this, for me anyhow, is that I took an old, dead Hemlock tree and turned it into lumber that would have cost many hundreds of dollars had I bought it from one of the big box stores.

Very rewarding.
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