We bought a 68 suburban and it’s going to be a woody …

With apologies to Jan and Dean

Landers today delivered the hickory flooring — prefinished for bedrooms 1 & 2, family room, library, office, entry hall, upstairs hall, loft, master suite, plus raw, unfinished treads for the stairs.

A very big step toward almost done.

A closeup of the label from the wood maker.
A closeup of the label from the wood maker.

All the wood is stacked in bedroom 1 to acclimate to the house before installation. Landers is planning to begin installation the week after Thanksgiving — that’s the latest update.

One of the raw, unfinished stair treads.
One of the raw, unfinished stair treads.
A stack of treads. Each board is an assembly of narrow planks, glued and clamped together.  These are "bullnose" treads. We plan to slice off the rounded edge to get to a squared, modern face.
A stack of treads. Each board is an assembly of narrow planks, glued and clamped together. These are “bullnose” treads. We plan to slice off the rounded edge to get to a squared, modern face.
Each tread is distinctly different -- knots, colors, heartwood ...
Each tread is distinctly different — knots, colors, heartwood …
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