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Wood texture - with and without knots

by FlipGuardian Posted 22nd Sep 2009 at 11:08 PM - Updated 24th Sep 2009 at 4:05 PM by FlipGuardian
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I was first inspired by old hardwood flooring with lots of knots.
Knot: "The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber. Also called node." - thefreedictionary.com

These only have one color channel found under the category of 'wood' in the game.

These are what I made with gimp. They're the exact same pattern but one has knots. They both have vertical and horizontal versions.
rar file contains all four patterns:
With knots - vertical and horizontal [called 'Vert' and 'Horizontal']
Without knots - vertical and horizontal [called 'no knots' and 'nkv']

*nkv is short for: no knots vertical

Put them in the Mods\Packages folder. If you don't know how: Installing .package files

If there are any other problems pm me.
Tags: #hard, #wood, #hardwood, #floor, #knot, #old, #gimp, #pattern

In-Game Category: Wood

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Patterns by Flip.rar

Size: 689.7 KB · Downloads: 9,422 · 22nd Sep 2009
689.7 KB 9,422 22nd Sep 2009
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 22nd Sep 2009 at 11:27 PM
Very nice!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 22nd Sep 2009 at 11:29 PM
My own house is full of wood, pretty well all of it has knots, it's how wood should be. A big thanks for this, I can now make my sims houses look the way they should.

Bill Bailey

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Alchemist
#4 Old 22nd Sep 2009 at 11:56 PM
Looks great! I love wood. :D
Test Subject
#5 Old 23rd Sep 2009 at 1:26 PM
Those are gorgeous. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 23rd Sep 2009 at 11:09 PM
I like these, they're just great, great work!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#7 Old 24th Sep 2009 at 1:43 AM
Thanks for the feedback, guys!

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Your side, the other person's side and the truth.

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Test Subject
#8 Old 24th Sep 2009 at 3:10 AM
A man can never have too much wood, thanks!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#9 Old 24th Sep 2009 at 3:13 AM
good one

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Your side, the other person's side and the truth.

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 30th Sep 2009 at 4:58 AM
I've had the game for almost a month now and this week have actually been playing, and waalaa your pattern is my 1st dl for the game, hehe. yeah just a really worthless bit of info there thanks for sharing though.
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Original Poster
#11 Old 5th Oct 2009 at 12:33 AM
Actually, that's great to hear and an honor lol.

There are three sides to a story:
Your side, the other person's side and the truth.

The Sims Cubed
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#12 Old 22nd Oct 2012 at 1:43 PM
Looks good! Thanks!
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#13 Old 28th Jun 2013 at 5:29 PM
Thank you so much for a simple, yet lovely wood pattern. There are so many wood and carpet patterns out there that have 2-4 layers, when they only need one. That's why I love yours even more...you only use 1 layer.