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					Damaged Board



                Armstrong
                Locking Wood Floor
                Board
                Replacement
                   Armstrong Locking Wood Floor Board Replacement

          Tools for Board Replacement

•Circular saw carbide blade
•Drill
•Hammer
•Chisel
•Utility knife
•Nail set
•Vacuum
•Blue tape 3M 2080
•Dust broom
•Dust pan
•Wood adhesive
•Table Saw
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Tape around damaged board and mark
            where to cut




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Drill 3/8” holes at the four
          corners




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Holes at the corners




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   Set the circular saw to the thickness of the replacement boards.

Make cuts, using circular saw, be careful not to cut into boards that do
                       not need to be replaced.




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Cut along the marking lines




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Stop at the drilled holes




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    Vacuum the area




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#1 Remove center piece                     #2 Carefully Remove both end pieces




                  #3 Carefully Remove long side pieces
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Remove the blue tape, vacuum the foam pad and use poly tape to repair
                          foam if necessary




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         Tongue and Groove Profiles
                                 Tongue




Groove




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Measure replacement board and cut off the groove side




        Cut off




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Using a utility knife trim the short tongues of the long and short side of the replacement board




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  If the replacement board you are using is the same size as the damaged
  board, remove the short groove and both tongues from replacement
  board.
  Then apply the adhesive and engage the long groove into the
  replacement space.



                                                                      Remove short
Remove long tongue                                                         tongue




 Remove groove




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                     Option 1
Trim off the short tongue on the board in the floor




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                               Option 2
 Create a platform or rabbit joint on the cut end. Use a table saw or
                            circular saw.



                                                    Side view of platform joint

Back of board platform
         joint




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Apply PVA glue to the tongues of the replacement board and the repair board
When using option 1 apply glue to the side of the board in the floor were you
                        removed the short tongue




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Insert board and clean off excess adhesive with damp clean cloth




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Finished board repair




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