Q: We have original approx. 2 inch oak floors in dining and living room. Now that we have opened up our kitchen, we want to rip out linoleum and extend the oak. Is this possible to match the boards?
A: 2″ by 3/8 thick? It is not made anymore. I may have 100 sq. ft. in my garage that I saved from another job, for repairs. Likely it would not be enough. So, in practical terms, the answer really is no. You can’t match it.
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