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Stair by us and Ness.
July 2, 2014
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Yes, I noticed this makes the first step look much better. 

We could have added this in StairDesigner and got a better spacing on banisters.

We’ll do that next time round.

I noticed too that you have wedged the risers (and steps I suppose) into the strings.

Is the under side of the stair hidden?

I know this is standard practice in the UK but have always found that the European way, just housing and screwing a couple of steps makes for a cleaner finish and a lot less work. In this way the under side of the stair can be left showing.

Here’s one we made a few years ago.

Most of the steps and risers are just floating with just a couple of screws driven in from underneath  in discrete corners  to fix 2 steps per flight.

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What do you think? 

All the best,

Ness

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July 2, 2014
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You may notice Ness, we pulled back the bottom newel on site to give a bit more access with the bullnose tread.

Bit of a cheat really, as the newel is not far enough into the second tread, but it seemed to work.

July 2, 2014
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Great job Mark,

Thanks for the photos.

Ness

July 2, 2014
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Good work Mark….and thanks for the Domino hint!! still saving. 

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July 2, 2014
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Hi Mark,

Looks great. Thanks for sharing with everybody, and really glad to hear everything worked so well for you.

All the best, Stefan

July 2, 2014
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Hi All

Very unusually for us, we had a request for a small winder stair for an elderly client.

It’s been years since I did stairs and especially winder ones. So with the help of Ness and the software which to be fair I didnt have time to learn we designed and produced by hand (well routers were used) the set as shown below in under 10 days from start to finish.

It’s a big thumbs up from us to the power of the software, the internet and this group.

And for terry, spot the domino…

 

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