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Question: How to use old gym floor wood Answered

Does anyone know an effective way of removing the plastic coating on gym floor wood. 
I have managed to remove the plastic once, using a belt sander and many, many, unfortunate, coarse sand belts. Also occasionally using a chisel. This did work well, just very time consuming. The result was a very nice, strong wood.
I would be very interested in any information on this. 

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caitlinsdad (author)2014-11-25

Use a surface planing machine or sometimes called a thickness planer. It has blades on a drum that skims off material as it feeds through the machine.

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