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Stairs for Our New Haus #4: First Stair....

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Blog entry by schroeder posted 07-29-2011 05:06 AM 1048 reads 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So am building this staircase “one step at a time…” ( sorry for that) – Am literally building the stair case as several individual woodworking projects. I’m not sure how the Hall Bros. did it, but I am making 5 separate sets of stairs and railings. Each set encompasses two stairs and the railing. Each is attached as a separate component. So far, lotsa fun, but I don’t think I could do it without Sketchup – I’m just not smart enough. I rebuilt this section once, to get all to fit properly. – cut the step twice but was still too short,. The planning is the most complex. There are many offset mortise and tenons, differing thicknesses and the final finish is going to take some thought… but, all n all – it’s all worked out well ….so far – looking forward to the final!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe



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Karson

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#1 posted 07-29-2011 05:40 AM

Wow! Great looking. It’s going to be fantastic.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#2 posted 07-29-2011 02:55 PM

Thanks Karson, I’m going to put the test to Cronks Walnut supply on this one!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#3 posted 07-30-2011 02:30 PM

im jealous. fine work, and i bet that is fun

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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