Floor Painted Inlays
used to create exotic wood floor species..........
Inlay is the art of placing various
flooring and other materials of nature into a floor to form borders or
patterns or designs.
Faux inlay is the creation and
those materials normally used in floor inlay ie: marble, stone,
woodgraining, or just simple colors, all to form patterns and designs,
all hand painted to fool the eye.
This includes variations of marquetry
& parquetry both of which are forms of arranging wood pieces and
strips into a geometric pattern and/or design.
The products of nature
that are usually used include tortoise shell, ivory, mother of pearl,
bone, brass, gold & other materials suitable for floor installation,
All of which can be faux painted to simulate the real material.
custom one-of-a kind, design & pattern can be achieved using various
exotic wood grains, marbles, inlay pattern designs. The floor is then
protected with several coats of a urethane floor finish.