I am installing new baseboards on a hardwood floor that has previously
been refinished. There is a rise in the floor where the old base
board was. What is the best way to remove the rise if I prefer not to
use shoe molding? I am not at this time refinishing the whole floor.
Thanks in advance for the information,.
If it's one board parallel to the wall, you might be able to get a plane
otherwise, I think you're stuck with either a big-ass chisel, or a power
And if you use the sander, you're going to have to refinish. (actually, no
what you do, you're going to have to refinish at least the part that
<< What is the best way to remove the rise if I prefer not to
use shoe molding? >>
Go to your tool rental place and pick up an edge sander and get everything
level. Then blend in the new finish to the rest of the floor, using a bit of
color varnish if needed for a good color match.
Last edger I rented was a husky rotary beast that was surprisingly easy to
control and worked quite fast. Good luck.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Joe Bobst) wrote in
A good sharp scraper blade is a floormans best friend. A scraper will
remove a lot of wood quickly and with control.
Sometimes you can also back bevel the base to hide the rise.
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