February 3, 2009

The CHAIRcase becomes a STAIRcase

Filed under: home improvement,technology — origamifreak @ 5:23 pm
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In our last installment the lower staircase had been yanked out and replaced with a chair:


Since then a new lower staircase has been constructed.  I was instructed to take the treads off for this picture:


…and to take details of the stringers:

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I think the stringer on the right is how it’s going to look on both sides, eventually.*

I also was instructed to pick up a 12″ speed square at the new Lowes on the way home to aid with cutting the stringers on the longer flight from the landing to the 2nd floor.  I’m learning all kinds of new things.

*Update: Yes, the stringer on the left is now like the one on the right.  In fact, here’s what it looks like, now:


(With furry models for scale.)



  1. Ah, a new thing to investigate!

    Comment by jpm14 — February 7, 2009 @ 3:41 pm | Reply

  2. Uh didn’t your Muther ever tell you about standing on folding chairs???

    Comment by havasurose — February 8, 2009 @ 6:07 pm | Reply

  3. Yes, but she apparently never told “Bob.”

    Comment by origamifreak — February 8, 2009 @ 8:38 pm | Reply

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