Yes, it’s a Craftsman!
We recently completed restoration on this classic Crafstman-style bungalow facing Carroll Park in East Long Beach. The owner wanted to preserve the original hardwood flooring, paneling and built-ins while returning the 100-year-old structure to its original beauty.
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The flooring is original 3/8″ by 2″ maple. Shown here: The large railroad rooms – Living room, formal dining room & sun porch.
Front office area showing original built ins
This staircase is an example of the typical attention to detail in the house.
The paneling was in great shape. All the more reason to make the original floors look their very best.
Staircase with runner removed, showing discoloration and scarring.
Upper kitchen area. House was at one time duplex. We find scars and evidence of multiple use.
“Salvage room,” where we will get our patch materials. Floor size 3/8 by 2 inch maple.
“Salvage room.” Half the floor is missing. We will sacrifice to use as patch wood elsewhere in the house.
We start removal of the shoe mouldings to refinish for reuse. Buffing the materials to get old paint and wax .