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Reclaimed Parquet Flooring Table

Reclaimed Parquet Flooring Table

Looking beyond using reclaimed parquet flooring as a flooring material more adventurous types have used the aged solid wood parquet blocks to adorn walls or create parquet kitchen tops. We love this simple use of reclaimed parquet blocks – a coffee table top in a traditional herringbone pattern. It looks stylish and classy in your house. We stock a range of reclaimed parquet flooring – oak, maple and pine in various sizes.  Pop over to our online store to see what is currently available or call us on 0845 602 7694 if you wish to discuss your project in more […]

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Mac the Knife – Macbook Pro Chopping Boards

Mac the Knife - Macbook Pro Chopping Boards

You’ll either love this or hate it – solid wood kitchen chopping boards carved in the style of an apple macbook pro. Much like the real thing they are available in a 13″ and a 15″ version from Design Spray.

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Pre-finished Parquet Panels

As well as conventional methods of crafting and installing complex wood parquet designs they can also be produced pre-finished and to your own exact specification – that is you choose the timber, the size and finish. The panels are then manufactured to the design provided and installed on site by adhering them to the prepared subfloor. The beauty of this is that a well planned design can be executed with very little waste – saving on materials and costs. This method also means less time is spent onsite which suits most clients and building contractors because once the flooring works […]

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The Wooden Bike with the Wooden Wheels that Wooden…

The Wooden Bike with the Wooden Wheels that Wooden...

While the technology of bicycle construction may be all about using the latest weight saving carbon fibre materials you can’t help but admire the style and elegance of a hand made solid wooden bike. This wonderful wooden bike creation is from the hand of Amsterdam industrial designer  Jan Gunneweg who also builds glasses, poker tables and wheelchairs in exotic timbers. http://www.jangunneweg.com/  

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Reclaimed wood sculpture transforms billboard!

Reclaimed wood sculpture transforms billboard!

Parisian artist Sambre created a reclaimed wood sculpture at this temporary mural exhibition space located on Rue Oberkampf in Paris. Using found wood and materials, Sambre built a six foot tall 3D human face that emerges from the billboard surface. Sambre works with a variety of materials, including wood, metal, and glass.

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luscious long board parquet by Boen

luscious long board parquet by Boen

McKay Flooring are now stocking The Boen Prestige range of engineered long board parquet flooring. Available in lengths ranging from 468mm to 590mm with a depth of 68mm. The staves are an engineered construction of 10mm with a tongue and groove on all sides. This parquet flooring is available pre-lacquered  with a choice of Protect-Ultra, oiled with Ecoline or Natural Oil. The parquet strips are also available untreated so they can be finished on site if required. The impressive range of timbers Boen Prestige offers includes: Ash, Maple, Beech, White Oak, Red Oak,  American Cherry, Doussie, Iroko, Jatoba, Merbau, Panga-panga, American […]

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Spectacular creative parquet patterns

Spectacular creative parquet patterns

These spectacular creative parquet patterns are by Italian Company Ornamenta who have married traditional ceramic tiles with contemporary designs and laid them in a classic parquet herringbone pattern to create visually stunning floor styles. Much like our own creation coloured parquet flooring Ornamenta have been busy experimenting and applying fresh ideas and stylings to traditional floor coverings with radical results. As part of our coloured parquet flooring service Mckay Flooring provide sheets of special parquet graph paper so you can create your own unique design. This has got us thinking… could we achieve the same with classic parquet flooring applying colours […]

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Wood Floor Cleaning & Maintenance

Wood Floor Cleaning & Maintenance

Once your new floor (or recently sanded and sealed)  is installed the next step to ensure long life is to adopt the correct cleaning programme. Here is the McKay Flooring guide to maintaining and cleaning your wood flooring. McKay’s 10 point check list  1. Never use sheet vinyl or tile floor care products on wood floors. Self polishing acrylic waxes cause wood to become slippery and appear dull quickly. The only remedy in this situation is to sand and refinish the floor. 2. Place mats and throw rugs at doorway exteriors and interiors to help prevent the tracking of […]

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NEW! Double White and Double Grey Oak Flooring

NEW! Double White and Double Grey Oak Flooring

We’ve just added two exciting new styles to our popular Clyde range of oak flooring. Our new engineered oak boards reflecting the current interior trends for white and grey oak flooring. Listening to customer feedback we’ve developed these two new products as a cost effective engineered oak floor in the popular white and grey colours. McKay Flooring have developed the Clyde Range of flooring over the last ten years – sourcing and hand picking a selection of superior wood floors. We regularly update the collection to meet market demands and keep pace with changing styles and trends. Both boards are […]

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Creative woodworking – Woodstar illuminations

Creative woodworking - Woodstar illuminations

Woodstar is designer David Gourlay’s  brighton based artisan furniture company. Focusing on curved, circular and spherical wood-based products as well as bespoke lighting and furniture. The Woodstar illuminations are unique curved wood light fittings. The company’s founder, David Gourlay, says “Woodstar was born out of my desire to work with a different shape. My background is as a joiner and furniture maker, which invariably involves making rectangular boxes and frames. Whereas in fact I’ve always been drawn to circles and spheres – forms which are so dominant in nature: a pupil, an iris, planets and stars, orbits, flowers, etc. Yet […]

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