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Make and fit new stairs..but look what happens

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Project by Andy's Woodwork and carpentry posted 05-27-2011 02:29 AM 1986 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Make and fit new stairs..but look what happens
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I was ony asked to make and fit new stairs but it all nearly ended in disaster….Lesson learnt never take anything for granted.. Near disaster pics at http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.117838781592539.7142.115553201821097

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David LaBolle

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#1 posted 05-27-2011 04:23 AM

Looks like a well executed demo and re-build of a set of stairs that was long overdue for it.

I don’t see the “disaster” in it.

Nice job.

-- When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for

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skips

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#2 posted 05-27-2011 10:15 AM

Looks like it turned out nice, I used to do a lot of jobs like that, it can be a nightmare, you never know what you’re going to run into, nothing level nothing square to work off from, man, I’m glad i’m not do it anymore.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 05-27-2011 02:27 PM

Nothin better than a good few days of plaster demo to make your boogers feel like rocks. End product came out great andy keep it up.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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NormG

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#4 posted 05-28-2011 06:29 AM

What a task that became. You just never know what is behind those walls

-- Norman

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Pablo83

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#5 posted 05-28-2011 08:35 PM

Looks like you got our 7/10 rise/run mixed up ;). Nothing like a good staircase challenge. I’ve done a few heritage renos myself like this, what a mess it can create!

Final product looks great!

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