Roberts 20 in. x 2-3/4 in. Pro Tapping Block for Laminate and Wood Floors-10-17-8 - The Home Depot


Model # 10-17-8

Internet # 100389799

Store SKU # 132193

20 in. x 2-3/4 in. Pro Tapping Block for Laminate and Wood Floors

Roberts 20 in. x 2-3/4 in. Pro Tapping Block for Laminate and Wood Floors

This item has been discontinued.
The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

$11.98 / each


Model # 10-17-8

Internet # 100389799

Store SKU # 132193

The ROBERTS 2-3/4 in. Tapping Block protects the edge of tongue-and-groove, laminate and wood flooring material and gently pushes the planks together while you hammer them into place. The block has a large handle for a sure grip.

  • Use to gently push tongue and groove planks together
  • Taps together laminate and wood flooring
  • Polypropylene body
  • Plastic handle
  • Use with a hammer with mallet like QEP model 60613

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Product Depth (in.)  20  Product Height (in.)  3.5 
Product Width (in.)  2.75 
Flooring Product Type  Laminate Wood Plank  Material  Plastic 
Product Type  Tapping block for installation of laminate floors  Product Weight (lb.)  0.8 lb 
Returnable  90-Day 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty  To be free from manufacturing defects 


Rated 2.5 out of 5 by 31 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Save your money Purchased this Tapping block on Wednesday (26NOV14) at the Teays Valley store in WV. Today (28NOV14) I went to install some flooring and the tap block busted the third time it was struck with a rubber hammer. It did not last long enough to get started on the second course of flooring in a small 10x10 room. A record for me. $12 wasted on a tool that lasted less than a minute of use. Just glad that I had my old small tapping block which I attached a handle to years ago that has installed thousands of feet of flooring with failure. November 28, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Weak desgin I used this during a large flooring project. The quality just wasn't there. The plastic is weak enough to not damage the flooring you are installing however the block itself didn't make it all the way through the project. Due to being plastic several parts of it broke apart and by the end it didn't have a piece that wasn't broken. I ended up using a 6" piece of 2x4 I had lying around. I won't buy one of these again. April 22, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Stay away I got through 3 planks before the lip broke. Switched sides and got one more plank set before it broke. March 7, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good for the price and easy to install It was so easy to install and the. Result is great, so proud I dit it my self. June 26, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Screws damage laminate This tapping block works OK, not great but OK. The worst thing about it is that the two screws that hold the handle came out and damaged some boards before I noticed it and replaced the screws with longer ones. The whole design of the block could easily be improved. If you screw a handle to a piece of 2x4 you have something that probably works better and is certainly cheaper too. November 12, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Tapping Block Purchased this larger tapping block after trying to use a tiny one that came in a set recommended. This one made the job MUCH easier. Reduced the number of thumb hitting to zero (after multiple ones with the small block) and was able to get a better angle on the board. The handle is a must when using to slide the block down the board when tapping. Seems to have handled the blows well, 3 rooms down with 2 more to go, no cracking or otherwise defects in the product. Highly recommend! Only reason for 4 stars was the cost. September 30, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by You might to better with a piece of wood. After the handle broke off, it might as well have been a piece of wood. An expensive piece of wood. January 24, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible product As with many of the other reviews I found this product poorly designed and easily broken. Went thru 2 of them installing wood laminate in 1 large room and 2 walk in closets. Not only did it break easily it damaged several laminate planks in the process. April 27, 2011
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