Originally Posted by Mackmaven
Whatever type of flooring you are getting, have them lay a section (hopefully leftover material) on a piece of hardboard or even plywood. Then you can put a lip around the edge to stop roll-aways and make it look finished. I suggested hardboard because the textured side of hardboard would likely be soft enough to keep from scratching the floor you'd be sliding it around on I guess you could do felt too. As long as your couch has like an inch of clearance you'll be good and you can make it as large as your couch will allow.
Sounds like a great idea!