Some things are just plain fun. Choosing stunning material for an accent wall and seeing the project go from paper to reality is one of those fun things and it never gets old.
The good folks from Provenza worked with us to select a unique engineered floor for an accent wall in our showroom entry area. The Studio Moderno line had everything we were looking for – wire-brushed, high-character, cracks, knots, lots of color variation from plank-to-plank, and a hard-wax oil finish that penetrates the woods pores instead of sitting on top. This finish results in the most natural look. Some would call this “barn wood” but it’s not reclaimed.
Here’s a closeup showing the plank variation and grain stunning grain.
Here are some photos of the process:
We chose to use Mapei’s ECO373 fast-grab adhesive as well as nails to ensure a clean installation. Now that it’s finished, everyone who walks by comments on it.
What do you think?