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Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with red/norway pine flooring. I'm wondering if it takes stain well and if a tung oil finish would be a good choice? Also, does anyone know of a stocking dealer in south east Wisconsin. I'm looking for 6"x16' planks. Thanks, Mike
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Not sure about finishes, when it comes to floor refinishing I am just a weekend warrior.

But dealer locations in Wisconsin...

These people have a distributer in Waunekee.

Old Fosterville is in Boulder Junction.

If they don't have what you are looking for I am sure they know someone in your area that does. They list their phone numbers and addresses on their contact info pages.
Welcome to the boards by the way. Good to see someone else here from shoutheast Wisconsin.
Teetorbilt said:
The term 'red' comes from the bark, no reflection of the wood color. With few knots to ooze sap, it finishes like any other pine. It is grown locally to you and finding it should not be a problem.

Yea while I was searching around for those distributors I saw that both Norway Pine and Red Pine grow here in Wisconsin, still in some abundance in the North Woods... yea der hay...
Have you tried giving the Wisconsin State Historical Society a call? One of the restoration people down there may be able to advise you on a particular product or practice.


Check out this article on historic flooring
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