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Blog entry by Mike_D_S posted 05-04-2012 03:31 AM 1610 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple or pics of my first real woodworking project. Installed oak treads and risers in my house. Most of the cuts are basic, but the landing, return tread and newel post are all me. Stained in gunstock and sealed with a floor grade polyurethane.

-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......



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eatsawdust

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#1 posted 05-04-2012 03:45 AM

As a flooring guy I have to say nice job!

-- Why does everything I enjoy doing have to be bad for the environment, I work in the oil industry and enjoy working with exotic woods from rain forests

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 04:27 AM

Looks great! You have to love walking up and down those stairs every day knowing that you did that yourself.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 06:14 AM

Simply superb, it just look like a wood grain vinyl carpet on stairs!!
After looking the finishing of your work can’t say its your first job.

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-- Anoll Calt

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#4 posted 05-04-2012 06:01 PM

Nicely done! Welcome.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#5 posted 05-06-2012 01:14 AM

Great work on the stairs

-- Norman

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#6 posted 05-06-2012 01:43 AM

Mike;

Well done. Gunstock is one of my favorite stains.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#7 posted 05-09-2012 01:07 AM

Nice work. Really like the color.

-- Dave, Arkansas,retiree

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#8 posted 05-09-2012 01:18 AM

Well done Mike Well done.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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