Our submission for the National Wood Flooring Association’s “Floor of the Year” contest has caused quite a stir! On March 5th we posted this image to our Facebook page and what happened next truly blew our minds. This photo of the beautiful black walnut live edge flooring we designed and installed in a home in Pompton Plains, NJ went viral. It was shared on Facebook over 22,000 times, received over 125,000 likes, and was seen by oh, just a mere 1,975,000+ people. The image made its way around the globe as we heard from people in Turkey, Israel, South Africa, France, and beyond.
Created from black walnut trees that had fallen during a hurricane in 2011, these live edge slabs were cut and air dried for 3 years. They were glued and nailed into place and the gaps were filled with an epoxy bark mixture. The stairs were brand new stair treads and risers that we scribed the walnut into and then filled with the same bark and epoxy process.
We are so appreciative for all of the love and attention this project has gotten — especially all of the bacon comparisons. Thank you! And for those of you seeing this for the first time — let us know what you think!