A fun stairway !!

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Project by Bob Tucker posted 06-09-2010 06:25 AM 2532 views 6 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was completed about 5 years ago (2005). The house it fits in is a monstous 12,000 sq ft.
The wood species was challenging !! (Jotoba) The metalwork was done by others and although their work was refitted a couple of times the end result is strikingly beautiful.
Overall a very rewarding project and well pleasing to the eye .

-- Maltomealy

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#1 posted 06-09-2010 06:34 AM

WOW! I’m amazed. This is really gorgeous, and I love the ironwork. A 12,000 sqft house is a little too big (like 5-10X too much) for me, but holy cow!

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#2 posted 06-09-2010 06:37 AM

ahhh thats class at its finest. Amazing work on the wood front and the iron front.

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#3 posted 06-09-2010 06:42 AM

Beautiful job!! House is a bit big. The barn we had on the farm when I was growing up was only 4300 sq ft ;-)) It was one of the biggest barns in the area!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 06-09-2010 06:44 AM

Awesome! Would not want to heat and cool the place though.

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#5 posted 06-09-2010 06:54 AM

That house sounds way too big, but the staircase would sell me on it. Beautiful!


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#6 posted 06-09-2010 07:04 AM

Wow great stairway beautiful

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#7 posted 06-09-2010 07:04 AM

Great staircase, you do wonderful work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#8 posted 06-09-2010 07:09 AM

Holy, just WOW!

-- Jen loves wood!

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#9 posted 06-09-2010 10:48 AM

$$$$$$$$$$$ Cha Ching! the work and house are amazing.

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

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#10 posted 06-09-2010 11:53 AM

Fantastic job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 06-09-2010 12:03 PM

So many things about it are just right. Beautiful! Even better, inspiring!


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#12 posted 06-09-2010 01:38 PM

Very Very nice!!!!! That is a beautiful staircase.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 06-09-2010 01:40 PM

Wow. I can’t imagine bending Jotoba like that. And the color… did you use coloring or just clear coat? You did a great job.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#14 posted 06-09-2010 02:23 PM

In most cases WOOD and IRON go together very well. This kind of work is very nice to see. Thanks for posting.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#15 posted 06-09-2010 02:26 PM

Beautiful! That curve is pure elegance.

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