Can You Build A Stairwell Like This?

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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 06-11-2013 11:48 PM 2564 reads 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The mind boggles on this one. Any ideas on how it’s done?
Thanks Andy

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#1 posted 06-12-2013 12:43 AM

Absolutely amazing! I can’t figure this one out at all!

Thanks for sharing this.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 06-12-2013 01:12 AM


-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX

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#3 posted 06-12-2013 01:18 AM

Very well done video editing, mostly split-screen. Here’s an earlier version with a goof in it that’s since been corrected. Watch the boy’s arm.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 06-12-2013 01:18 AM


-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#5 posted 06-12-2013 01:42 AM

Smoke and mirrors…
Looking up that one, I found this one…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#6 posted 06-12-2013 01:44 AM

Yeah I was going to say mirrors. Was this released on April 1, by any chance?

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#7 posted 06-12-2013 02:45 AM

You can’t believe everything you read on the internets ;)

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#8 posted 06-12-2013 02:59 AM

Fooled me! (but that’s not too difficult)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#9 posted 06-12-2013 03:44 AM

Fooled me too Gfadvm

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 06-12-2013 08:00 AM

As above I was sucked in as well.
then spent all afternoon researching the subject, good thing it was raining at my place!
Just goes to show don’t believe anything you read and now don’t believe everything you see on videos.
In its defence its a very well done hoax !

-- Regards Robert

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#11 posted 06-12-2013 09:45 PM

We were often schooled to not always believe what we see, and to always ‘look’ through what we saw if we did not believe. This has saved my bacon many times.
Pretty cool trick though.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#12 posted 06-13-2013 03:12 AM


-- Norman

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#13 posted 06-13-2013 01:22 PM

Very cleverly produced video.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#14 posted 06-13-2013 07:38 PM

Cool – -

I was going to just say that “like the pyramids… built by aliens” :-)

-- I don't trust trees. They're kinda shady

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#15 posted 06-13-2013 09:21 PM

I found the stairwell myth project on Kickstarter a while ago. At the time a Google search of “RIT stairwell” would bring up the Kickstarter project itself on the top of the first page. I never imagined it would take off. My son graduated from RIT a few weeks ago. I spent a good amount of time on campus with unknowing family to prank, but I had forgotten all about it. Just as well I guess, I’m in enough trouble with them already. -Jack

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