T&G floor at stair nosing

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Old 07-06-18, 04:40 AM
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T&G floor at stair nosing

How do you deal with the installation of the last flooring board that ends at a stair nosing? I don't see how the tongue of the floor will go into the groove of the nosing.
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Old 07-06-18, 04:44 AM
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You use a special stair nosing piece that matches your floor, cut it to width, router a groove into the cut edge, and then glue and/or face nail it.

If you are saying you have an existing stair nose, you need to remove it and install it last.
 
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Old 07-06-18, 04:51 AM
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Or use a piece of the flooring and router a bull nose on the edge, stain the edge and install!

The more "unusual" the flooring, like something with very deep texture the more likely any and all fit pieces will need to be made from the flooring material!
 
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Marq1: the floor is engineered with ply core so I don't think it will look any good.

XSleeper: the nosing is in place.

Would this work? Cut off bottom of groove side of flooring. Insert tongue into nosing groove and drop flooring in place. Glue would be used to keep top groove piece of flooring secure to other flooring piece. This, of course, is assuming the size of that last piece of flooring is correct. More I think of it it makes sense to just take out nosing and do some premeasuring as others have mentioned.
 
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