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Project by Tom Landon posted 2004 days ago 6334 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last summer I built these steps from cutoffs and pieces left over from a deck built of Trex on the second floor at the end of my friend’s home in Juneau. I wanted to give him a unique design that would be both pleasing to the eye and blend somewhat with the cobblestone sidewalk poured along the beach side of the house .

There were four entrys along this walkway and this design sure used up all the scraps and left overs. The framework and steps were all fastened with #10 X 3in. screws. All edges were softened with a 3/8’s round over bit.

-- Tom Landon, Lakeland, Fl. When you're through learning, you're through.





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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 2004 days ago

Sorry to be ill informed on this what’s trex over here that’s cooking lard. LOL good looking steps in any case. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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SteveKorz

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#2 posted 2004 days ago

You did a fine job… the blend you achieved with the sidewalk is terrific. It looks great…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#3 posted 2004 days ago

Really nice looking.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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4hisglory

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#4 posted 2004 days ago

Alistair Trex is a composite decking material with superb weatherization properties. Its taking the place of many pressure treated and water resistant woods as a decking material.

Steps look great Tom.

-- 3rd generation craftsman ~ www.passionforwoodworking.com

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woodworm

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#5 posted 2004 days ago

Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1650 days ago

Great idea!!!!!!! looks awsome.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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