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  1. #31
    That is gorgeous! nicely done.

  2. #32
    Thanks for the compliments everyone. A lot of credit goes to my dad, without him helping me on my first staircase I doubt the outcome would've been this nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jessica de Boer View Post
    Thanks for the compliments everyone. A lot of credit goes to my dad, without him helping me on my first staircase I doubt the outcome would've been this nice.
    Like your Dad I have built hundreds of stairs, and I can say with authority that you have created one outstanding stair. Really beautiful - it's one thing, not a bunch of parts - it has balance and harmony. One question: you have 4 winders in the lower turn and 5 winders in the upper. Space considerations? Aesthetics? Or....
    Bill
    I'm not old. I've just been young for a very, very long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Carey View Post
    One question: you have 4 winders in the lower turn and 5 winders in the upper. Space considerations? Aesthetics? Or....
    My dad actually did the layout to keep the same height for all the steps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jessica de Boer View Post
    My dad . . .
    You're lucky to have such a mentor. I never had one and realize I have missed a few lessons here and there along the way which could have forestalled some issues. I'm glad there is this site to fill in the gaps, as a sounding board and a wealth of knowledge and experience. You teach me a lot about design and ambition.

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    Perfection! Now put a sign up that stops anyone using it so it stays that way.
    Chris

    Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening

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    Fantastic work. I'm a little surprised that its Elm. Elm is pretty difficult to find in the US as Dutch Elm disease has pretty much decimated the native species here.

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    I bought it from a company that was closing down. They told me they bought it years ago.

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