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Old 11-01-2007, 05:45 PM   #1
 
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I just had a shed built and they put down Single Flooring O C

I would like to know how I can finish it without having spinals that can get into your feet or hands?

I would like to Stain the floor if all possible, I need to put some kind of sealer on it to stop the wood from coming up. By the way this looks like OSB Board. Hope that this will help you understand what I am talking about.

Yes this will get traffic on it.

Any ideals or comments will be welcome on how to finish the floor.
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:20 AM   #2
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A good wood sealer would probably be your best bet.

As a side note, if your trade is concrete, why didn't you pour a slab for them to build it on?

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Why did they use OSB? I only use pressure treated Ply. You could cover it with 1/4 ply sand the seams and finish as desired.
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Why did they use OSB? I only use pressure treated Ply. You could cover it with 1/4 ply sand the seams and finish as desired.

Can you get 1/4 inch pressure treated Ply?

This sounds like the way to go.
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A good wood sealer would probably be your best bet.

As a side note, if your trade is concrete, why didn't you pour a slab for them to build it on?

Our taxes would go up.
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Can you get 1/4 inch pressure treated Ply?

This sounds like the way to go.
I don't think you can. I was talking about normal plywood then paint with a good floor paint. How much water do you expect it to see? I use PT cause alot of my customers stroe snowmobiles and fourwheelers that will have melting snow on them
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I don't think you can. I was talking about normal plywood then paint with a good floor paint. How much water do you expect it to see? I use PT cause allot of my customers stroe snowmobiles and fourwheelers that will have melting snow on them
Not a hole allot of snow, thats why I was going to stain the floor since stain will penetrate into the would better than paint.
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How about stain and then a nice coat of polyurethane ? That OSB is eventually going the chip up a bit , stain or not. An epoxy garage floor paint would probably be something to consider also.
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the guys in the painting forum might have some other recomendations, might try there
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How about stain and then a nice coat of polyurethane ? That OSB is eventually going the chip up a bit , stain or not. An epoxy garage floor paint would probably be something to consider also.

I have to agree with you on this 100% ,when it chips there goes your floor and a lot of hard work and money.

I feel if I go with 1/4 inch plywood and stain and treat it will last for a long time.

Whats your throught on this?
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I have to agree with you on this 100% ,when it chips there goes your floor and a lot of hard work and money.
I feel if I go with 1/4 inch plywood and stain and treat it will last for a long time.
Whats your throught on this?
I'd just put down 1/2 or 3/8 CDX with SS square drive, and replace it when its worn out. Maybe 5years, maybe 20, depends on the use. KISS
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I'd just put down 1/2 or 3/8 CDX with SS square drive, and replace it when its worn out. Maybe 5years, maybe 20, depends on the use. KISS

Not sure what CDX is, Can you explain what it is?
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Not sure what CDX is, Can you explain what it is?
C grade face veneer
D grade back veneer
X for exterior glue
Oh, plywood is what it is.
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I just had a shed built and they put down Single Flooring O C
I would like to know how I can finish it without having spinals that can get into your feet or hands?
I would like to Stain the floor if all possible, I need to put some kind of sealer on it to stop the wood from coming up. By the way this looks like OSB Board. Hope that this will help you understand what I am talking about.
Yes this will get traffic on it.
Any ideals or comments will be welcome on how to finish the floor.
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I'd just put down 1/2 or 3/8 CDX with SS square drive, and replace it when its worn out. Maybe 5years, maybe 20, depends on the use. KISS
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Not sure what CDX is, Can you explain what it is?
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C grade face veneer
D grade back veneer
X for exterior glue
Oh, plywood is what it is.
OP 11/01/07
Any of this sound familiar?
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This is just plain silly, I cant believe this whole thread is still being entertained.... Yes its familiar, almost just like his one about bcx ply. The only thing sadder than the redundancy of these questions is that fact that I wasted another 10 minutes of my life reading these 2 threads. By the way, who uses OSB for a floor in anything? I think id cover it with a nice sheet of MDF..... That will last in a shed
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just use a penetrating deck sealer, unless your bringing in wet stuff daily and soaking the floor.........

Ventilation would be my concern after that, otherwise you'd be looking at bigger problems like mold, mildew, and dryrot

Remember it's only a shed, it's ok if things brown up a bit.
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it seems all of your posts have been about your house-are you really into concrete or just a DIY'er?

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