My first real 'woodworking' project

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Blog entry by Mike_D_S posted 798 days ago 1445 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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#1 posted 798 days ago

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 797 days ago

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 797 days ago

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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#4 posted 797 days ago

Nicely done! Welcome.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#5 posted 796 days ago

Great work on the stairs

-- Norman

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#6 posted 796 days ago


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 793 days ago

Nice work. Really like the color.

-- Dave, Arkansas,retiree

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#8 posted 793 days ago

Well done Mike Well done.


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

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