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Ship's ladder/stair from living room to loft contemporary staircase
 

Ship's ladder/stair from living room to loft

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Chris Austill wrote:
Is it open behind the stairs? - Hi. Beautiful stairs. Are the backs of the stairs open, (i.e., if you are looking from the living room, can you see through to under the loft through the stairs), or is it closed up. Any safety concerns if they are open? Thanks!
   Comment   April 26, 2013
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
The back is closed, finished in maple too.
April 30, 2013 at 1:26pm   
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plewski wrote:
I love these steep stairs - Are there plans we can purchase so we can build them in our home?
   Comment   June 11, 2012
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Oh! Wow. How cool is that idea! :-)
September 20, 2013 at 8:20pm   
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NK Woodworking
@ smith & vansant architects PC - Nice!

@ pleski - If you haven't already found someone, would be happy to make you a shipsladder similar to this. We specialize in stairways and wooden boats. We would build it in our shop in Seattle and then truck it to you for install.

You can see some of our work on Houzz or our website at www.NKwoodworking.com

Good luck!
September 23, 2013 at 6:10pm   
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