Two Twisted Ribbons: 90°: Gaps: Ribbons Overlap

Adapted from Parquet Floors and Borders, page 35
by Interior Hardwood Co. (Indianapolis, Indiana) 1895

Dark wood can be either walnut, cherry, or mahogany. An Excel Spreadsheet calculates the dimensions for all pieces.

Following #3, dark bands have greater width than inner band. Only one outer border drawn. Has extra 1/2" oak strip.


All ribbon strips 1/4" wide. Extra oak strip added to outsides.

D015B D015C

With narrowed feature strips:


As in the publication:

Face nailed floor corner drawing