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    Mar 24, 2009, 01:04 PM
    Old oak tongue & groove flooring
    Did they contruct oak tongue and groove flooring without a subfloor?
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    Mar 24, 2009, 04:03 PM

    Yes, wasn't plywood in the old days
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    Mar 24, 2009, 05:10 PM

    Hi Deadfloor

    I have never seen oak T&G installed on the floor beams. The older houses that I worked on had 1x6 and/or 1x8 as sub flooring set on a 45 degree angle to the floor joists. Then T&G was installed perpendicular to floor joists.


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