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How to Replace Tongue and Groove Boards in Hardwood Flooring

The interlocking design of tongue-and-groove boards means that it is necessary to cut through the board joints to release them from their position. A circular saw is ideal for this purpose.

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Remove Tongue From New Board Using Sharp Chisel
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Prepare the New Board

Remove the tongue from the new board, using a sharp chisel. If the boards are very thick, you may need to use a saw.

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