Maple stairs and hand milled handrail for it

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Project by Jeno72 posted 03-11-2017 10:21 PM 1484 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The homeowner decided after the stairs were complete to add the wood handrail to the top of the iron. The landing rail ended up being an 18 inch radius which was too tight for me to be able to laminate the rail. So we glued up 6/4 maple and I got some knives cut for my shaper and ran my own. I plowed out most of the bottom with a forstner bit and a drill press the rest i built jigs and used a router

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#1 posted 03-11-2017 10:51 PM

Love a challenge and I see you mastered one,Very Good work!

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#2 posted 03-12-2017 03:21 AM

wow that’s some fancy shootin bro,very nice work,im impressed.

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#3 posted 03-12-2017 03:26 AM

That’s just a whole lot of work. Great job.

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#5 posted 03-12-2017 12:25 PM

Few would realize what it takes to build this. A work of art.

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#6 posted 03-12-2017 12:29 PM

Thanx for the comments and yes it was a pain in the butt. Lol

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#7 posted 03-12-2017 02:42 PM

looks great

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#8 posted 03-12-2017 02:56 PM

Very classy work, looks like a great challenge, to me.

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#9 posted 03-12-2017 02:59 PM

Wow. That’s a beautiful staircase. Well done.

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#10 posted 03-12-2017 06:16 PM

You did an outstanding job on this. Congratulations.

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#11 posted 03-13-2017 03:45 AM

Really beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


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#12 posted 03-13-2017 08:40 PM

Wow. I wouldn’t even know where to start with all those angles, curves, slopes….

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#13 posted 03-13-2017 09:17 PM

High end work with a high degree of difficulty.

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#14 posted 03-14-2017 10:14 PM

Nice work.

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