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Love the rustic floor trim. This is done by using the extra wood that comes off of the tree being cut into a square. You can see the bark is still on. Then it is cut into thin pieces for floor trim. Great re-use of the extra lumber from the log being cut.
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Instead of doing complex criss cross wood design, just do plain planks, stain light sandy colour and pain on a beach scene or incorporate a printed pic. Give to mom as doggie door (for keep dogs off stairs).