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Wouldn't it be great to have a wooden carpet?
Perhaps as a throw-rug under a coffee table. Or it could be a fancy replacement for the plastic sheet sometimes put down over carpet to make rolling a desk chair easier. I picture something like a polished wooden serving tray
(except bigger). For some reason, nobody seems to sell this, perhaps because a big slab of wood would be hideously expensive and easy to break.
About the closest thing available
are thin slats of wood attached to a cloth backing. The problem with this one is that it seems fairly low quality, judging from the picture, and you can probably only buy it in the US if you're willing to import a shipping container's worth.
Not quite the same, but nicer and actually available in the US, are bamboo rugs
. New-Agey hand-painted wooden rugs
are also available.