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Earthen Floor Installation, Part Four

by Tara

After the two layers of earthen floor basecoat were dry, Chad and his crew applied a much thinner finish coat. Unfortunately, throughout subsequent days of drying, it cracked significantly. So, they then applied an additional coat of slip to cover the flaws. Now, the subtly textured surface is dry—it's time at last to oil it!

Final Slip Coat Completed in Strawbale Cottage Camille Applying Oil Mixture on Earthen Floor Applying Oil Mixture on Earthen Floor