Some have probably followed some of the previous discussion on the floor planking I propose. The wood in question is 4/4 Cherry.
I have decided to mill the edges and use concealed fasteners. Hopefully this allows the wood to move more without constraint, since the planks are pretty wide. Would there be any advantage to using screws in predrilled holes? This would seem to mitigate any squeaking and help me pull the planks tight together. I do not own a floor nailer.
What type of T&G should I create? Option A is a straight tongue and groove. Option B is a wedge style. What type is better for flooring applications? The wedge would closer resemble what is done on commercial flooring. Either way I will be handplaning a chamfer along the top edges.
I plan to create a temporary router table for this process, and use featherboards in both planes to keep the cuts consistent. I’ll see how the cherry machines, but I’m guessing I’ll need multiple passes with a 2-1/4 HP router.