Hardwood strip flooring comes in a variety of species, i.e Oak, Mahogany, Teak etc, etc. It’s normally tongue and grooved on four sides and is suitable for use as a structural floor laid on to joists or battens. This type of floor is extremely unforgiving if sanding is attempted by untrained persons. The right Preparation and Finish on this type of floor is absolutely essential for the ultimate look. Hardwood strip can be waxed oiled or lacquered.