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Parquetry flooring: a guide

Parquetry flooring comes in geometric shapes and sizes and can last decades and centuries.

The Art Gallery of NSW Parquetry floors

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has a beautiful old Parquet floor, in the original section. We examine the floor and the maintenance that would be required for it. The Image below is a hardwood that looks to be Tallowood, and the border is Jarrah. The blocks are all […]

Heritage Parquetry flooring restorations of the Commonwealth Bank Building

Built in 1916, this 12-storey building was the first large-scale all steel-framed “skyscraper” in Australia. Known as the “Sydney Bank” within the Commonwealth Bank, it was built to be the headquarters of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, which served as Australia’s central bank. We Love Parquet performed extensive repairs on nine […]

Heritage parquetry work in Deltroit station

Deltroit Station Considered one of the world’s top five places to stay by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, the iconic Deltroit Homestead (circa. 1903) near Adelong was restored to its original grandeur in time to host the royal couple prior to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold […]

Boomerang house heritage Parquetry restorations

Boomerang House Designed in Spanish-American style, Boomerang (circa 1926) is a heritage-listed historic home in the Sydney suburb of Elizabeth Bay. It is regarded as the oldest and finest example of Spanish Mission style art deco architecture in Australia, and was featured in the Tom Cruise film, Mission: Impossible II […]

The origins of wood flooring

The origins of wood flooring, By Ivan Kirton

Floor sanding and finishing, with We love parquet

We specialise in the sanding and finishing of quality timber floors throughout Sydney

Floor sanding sydney

We provide a service performing fine floor sanding to Sydney.

What is Parquetry?

What is Parquetry?