LumberJocks

A fun stairway !!

  • Advertise with us
Project by Bob Tucker posted 06-09-2010 06:25 AM 1993 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





30 comments so far

View NateHawkes's profile

NateHawkes

22 posts in 1573 days


#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!

View thatwoodworkingguy's profile

thatwoodworkingguy

375 posts in 1582 days


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

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

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

14742 posts in 2328 days


#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!

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

View sandhill's profile

sandhill

2122 posts in 2577 days


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

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

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2434 posts in 2738 days


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

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

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112083 posts in 2230 days


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

Wow great stairway beautiful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View DAWG's profile

DAWG

2850 posts in 1790 days


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

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

-- Luke 23: 42-43

View JenWoodworking's profile

JenWoodworking

128 posts in 1723 days


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

Holy, just WOW!

-- Jen loves wood!

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14922 posts in 1841 days


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

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

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

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14125 posts in 2243 days


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

Fantastic job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View Bill729's profile

Bill729

238 posts in 1734 days


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

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

Bill

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11436 posts in 1758 days


#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!!

View rance's profile

rance

4132 posts in 1813 days


#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--

View canadianchips's profile

canadianchips

1831 posts in 1650 days


#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 !"

View Mary Anne's profile

Mary Anne

1057 posts in 1861 days


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

Beautiful! That curve is pure elegance.

showing 1 through 15 of 30 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase