You may remember that we made him a really unique, large desktop with laminate flooring , just a couple of weeks ago. All very well using timber for a ceiling or a wall decoration for that matter, but what about the protection or the colour, luckily we used the impregnating wood stain from the designer paint co and was able to get the right colour tones we were after, the really great thing though about that product was that we had no lap marks that other wood stains give you and of course everything from the designer paint co is non toxic.
When you start, you’ll need to cut some of the planks at random lengths so you get that real wood floor look..You don’t want all your planks lining up perfectly, but rather staggered… I did this by doing a strip of maybe 10 at a time, then working my way from one wall all the way to the other side of the room before starting the next bunch.. This worked great for me, but you really could do them in any way that makes sense, and works best, for you.
It sounds like we had exactly what you describe in your home..You can see a picture of where the transition happens above.. It’s the 5th picture down from the top.. We left the old vinyl in the kitchen and laid the planks over it.. I scrubbed the floor really good with amonia first just to remove any grime or dirt that might keep the planks from sticking.
Once my vertical sharpie faux plank wood lines were drawn, I decided I would sand it. (typically you can rent a sander and sand the floor before drawing all these lines, however, I am far too broke to even rent a sander, then buy the paper; and so I decided I’d take my handheld sander with the 60 grit sandpaper I had left over and just sit on the floor and painstakingly go up and down each faux plank (avoiding the sharpie lines).
At the time, the military said that the tunnel was 1,800 meters long and had been fitted with walls made of 25,000 concrete slabs with a total weight of 800 tons This may sound like a lot, until one recalls that it takes about 200 tons of construction materials (cement, steel and gravel) to build just one housing unit in Gaza, so that the entire tunnel to Ein Hashlosha was built using materials that would have provided for only a handful housing units.