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Some stairs i built. The steps are solid oak. The skirt and all painted woodwork is maple. I built this years ago and it was my first set of stairs. Since then i have completed many more. I don’t think its too bad for a first attempt.
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#1 posted 06-15-2011 01:59 AM
Looks good! I really like the wood and paint combo for trim work, also. Did you turn the newel?
-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com
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#2 posted 06-15-2011 06:52 AM
Um, it actually looks really good for a first attempt! Nice work.
-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!
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#3 posted 06-15-2011 08:35 AM
The dark timbers, the painted timbers and the decorative iron work look really great together.Nice one.
-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.
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#4 posted 06-15-2011 10:54 AM
Really nice victorian stairway ,actually wonderful victorian stairway.It is similar without the art decko twist to one in my house beautiful well done you’re a real craftsman. Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
#5 posted 06-15-2011 02:32 PM
Captain i cant take credit for that, my dad actually turned it. Thanks everyone for the feedback!
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#6 posted 06-15-2011 08:24 PM
Beautiful stairs. I just met a guy, husbend of one of my wife’s friend, who has been doing stairs for 15+ years. Talking with him for a while I realize that stairs are more complicated than they look. Great job.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
#7 posted 06-15-2011 08:30 PM
I have turned a couple of barley twists before there’s a lot of work in them .You’re not really able to do this using the traditional lathe methods, so I admire your dads workmanship. It takes a fair bit of working out (actually mine turned out good too )so he’s (your dad’s ) my brother and so are you Jonny your both a credit to the profession LOL well done again young man. Alistair
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