Barn beam stair cable railing

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Project by nakedwood posted 03-27-2017 01:11 AM 1542 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom stair railing from barn beams. Beams are 4×6 and are all elm. The railings are elm, maple, and white oak. Custom cable railing as well.
Railings are screwed into the beams using pocket holes and 3” long construction screws.

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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#1 posted 03-27-2017 01:30 AM

I like the beams and rails, but not the cables.

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#2 posted 03-27-2017 03:34 AM

Looks like nice work. Wish the pics were oriented right side up.

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#3 posted 03-27-2017 07:20 AM


My thoughts too…Good to see you posting.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 03-27-2017 11:57 AM

I KNOW these pics are upsidedown and I still can’t make sense of them – sorry, but I have to skip this an continue to the next project.


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#5 posted 03-27-2017 12:25 PM

Wish Granted Bill :)
Nice rails!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 03-27-2017 01:46 PM

looks good

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#7 posted 03-27-2017 06:17 PM

Thought you were building an M.C. Escher house at first ;)

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#8 posted 03-27-2017 08:45 PM

I love the wood but the cables are not my cup of tea. However, different strokes for different folks. Nevertheless, you did some beautiful work on this staircase.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 03-29-2017 06:03 PM

i agree with charles love the railings but the cables just dont go very well,just my opinion.thanks for the flip tony,i hate looking at something upside down,sideways is bad enough.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 03-30-2017 01:19 AM

Sorry about the photos. Didn’t notice them right away. Farm internet. All are fixed now.

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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