In this budget-friendly Kansas City house, the maple floors are composed of inexpensive “shorts” left over from other projects and sold at a discount.
The floors in this Missouri lake house are prefinished tongue-and-groove oak, a common species in the area.
The architects of this modern kitchen addition outside Brisbane used blackbutt wood for the flooring, which contrasts the white Carrara marble-topped island.
Throughout this clean-lined Amsterdam home, oak flooring adds warmth, as does various colorful pieces the residents brought back from Curaçao.
Strips of white-oak flooring line not only the floors, but also the walls and ceiling of this Portland studio.
To lighten their Oslo home, a Norwegian couple treated the floors with Flügger’s Trelut lye, then sanded them, oiled them with PNZ Objektöl, and finished them with two coats of wax.