These links are to a variety of web sites realted to wide plank flooring:
How to Fill Gaps In a Wide-Plank Wood Floor
This video from the PBS series This Old House shows how to fill gaps in wide plank flooring
(This is for people with much older flooring - If properly installed, you shouldn't have gaps like this in your
Zeagler Farms flooring).
Squeeeeek No More For Wood Floors Demonstration
This video shows an interesting product that you can use to stop squeaks in wood floors (wide plank or otherwise).
There is also a variant for carpeted floors.
I have never used this product, but it is available from Home Depot and Ace Hardware,
and the reviews seem to be mostly favorable.
DIY Low Budget Plywood Plank Floors -
This five part video series is from
When I first saw this title, I thought the idea of using plywood for wide plank flooring was absolutely insane
and this guy must be really dorky.
After looking at the finished the product, I have to admit it isn't as bad as I expected.
I think our wide plank flooring is far more attractive, but if you have a bare bones budget, like things really rustic
and want to do it yourself, this might work out okay:
Stamford Tent and Event Services Tent with Wide Plank Flooring
Southern Yellow Pine
Southern Yellow Pine Design Values -
This four part video series is from
the 2012 Texas Forestry Association Annual Meeting.
The speaker is David Conner, who heads the Lumber Division of
Timber Products Inspection, Inc.
There is a lot of good information here, but it is pretty technical.
Mr. Conner not only tells what the design values are, but how they are tested and calculated.
Each of the videos is around ten minutes long, so it will take you about forty minutes to watch the full set.