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Project by geekwoodworker posted 02-07-2016 11:18 PM 1005 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built these steps when I was renovating the basement. Made from red oak.

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#1 posted 02-07-2016 11:43 PM

Nice! Know you have been milling wood. Is this from your mill work?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 02-07-2016 11:53 PM

Nice job omg stairs ain’t easy I hope I never do them again!

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#3 posted 02-08-2016 12:15 AM

What run/rise is that? Very nice work.


-- Madmark -

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#4 posted 02-08-2016 12:58 AM

Doc. No I bought the wood for this before building the mill.
Marcalo. They were a pain and lots of trips up and down to get them perfectly fitting to the wall.
Madmark. Rise is 7 3/8 and run is 12. Wanted lots to step on and didn’t want them too high.


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#5 posted 02-08-2016 01:33 AM

Good looking project

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#6 posted 02-08-2016 04:30 AM

Vry well done and should last 75+ years from red oak!

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 02-08-2016 12:46 PM

Very classy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 02-08-2016 01:12 PM

Nicely done. Way over my ability though

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#9 posted 02-08-2016 03:38 PM

Very nice! One of my favorite jobs was when I contracted for a stair building company. They made the parts in the shop, sent them to the job and I assembled them. Of course the parts never quite fit… had to do a lot of tweaking, lots of going up and down the stairs. And to think how many people pay a health club for that kind of exercise.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#10 posted 02-08-2016 05:00 PM

What did you use to finish them?

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#12 posted 02-09-2016 05:33 PM

Awesome craftsmanship!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#13 posted 02-09-2016 05:44 PM

Gotta be the photo angle, in the pics the pitch looks steeper than 7/12! Lol excellent work. Stair layout isn’t hard once you have the run/rise down. It tests your skill with a framing square.

Red oak stairs are an American classic with english roots.


-- Madmark -

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