To make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction
Clean the floor, and abrade it slightly with a scrubbing compound if you intend to use adhesive to glue the new floor in place.
abrade the skin by using a scrub brush.
abrade the surface using a dry sandpaper, rubbing in the direction of the grain.
However, do not abrade the skin by using a scrub brush.
abrade easily, dry, unmounted specimens are of little use.