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Stair tower traditional staircase
 

Stair tower

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saw10128 wrote:
Stain on railing - Can you please tell me the name and brand of the stain, I could have sworn you had something on here called pecan and can't find it how. Thanks!
   Comment   January 3, 2014
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
The mahogany here has been finished with Benjamin Moore's Penetrating Pecan stain and sealed with Sutherland Welles Exterior Polymerized Tung Oil in a medium luster.
January 6, 2014 at 8:58am        Thanked by saw10128
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rockbrookway wrote:
where did you get the "bun" finials?
   Comment   October 14, 2013
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rockbrookway
that's probably why i like them so much! can any woodworking shop be able to fabricate, do you think?
October 15, 2013 at 6:41am   
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I believe they would need a lathe at a minimum.
October 16, 2013 at 1:35pm   
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Dina Patel wrote:
Stair size - Do you know the width of these stairs. Look larger than normal that gives it a grand look. Thanks
   Comment   June 5, 2013
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Dina Patel
Thank you so much. So these 6-7 steps we see here are 4 - 10" and then do you know what you tapered it down to? Are the stairs on the left that descend down also 4 - 10 in the first set? Thanks again!
June 5, 2013 at 11:16am   
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Yes, the stairs descending at this landing are also 4' - 10" wide, but I can't provide more detail than that - these stairs are four stories high and very complex.
June 5, 2013 at 3:40pm   
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nelson9996 wrote:
love the balusters and stair newel post . What design are they and any idea of the type of wood used?
   Comment   May 13, 2013
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Suzanne Agres
I there stain on them or is that the natural color of the wood
August 25, 2013 at 5:05am   
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Kelly Starr - Rooms With A View
I am working on a project now where this look is perfect. Could these posts and rails etc., that you have made in house, be custom ordered? I NEED THIS... please say yes!
September 2, 2013 at 8:02am   
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minahrock wrote:
Like the simplicity of the wall sconce - can you tell me where it is from? - Thank you!
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Urban Archeology.
May 5, 2013 at 1:33pm   
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junedreamhome wrote:
Help with multi-level staircase window ideas - I am getting ready build and we are looking at a similar staircase design with windows. Do you have any pictures of this window from the outside? Thank you.
     Comment   February 28, 2013
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
The stair tower can be seen in the back center part of this image:
April 6, 2013 at 11:27am   
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janel5000 wrote:
What is the paint color that you used for the wall? It is very pretty!
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Hello,
The walls are Benjamin Moore's Bone White with an Aqua Velvet finish and the wood trim and paneling is Benjamin Moore's Linen White with a Satin Impervo finish.
Hope that helps!
December 12, 2012 at 9:29am     
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HomeTeam Builders, Inc wrote:
HandRail - does anyone know the color of the handrail on staircase
   Comment   March 26, 2012
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Jennifer Laverty Paladine
Rail stain
January 28, 2014 at 10:55am   
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The handrail at the stairs is a sustainably harvested stain grade mahogany with a Penetrating Pecan stain from Benjamin Moore and sealed with a medium luster tung oil.
January 29, 2014 at 12:23pm   
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bjyizhang wrote:
what kind of wood for flooring? color?
   Comment   October 28, 2011
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These wood floors are Beech.
May 15, 2013 at 2:06pm   
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Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab added this to How to Update a Traditional Staircase
If you have lighter wood floors and are a bit afraid to go as dark as black on the handrail and newel posts, stain your handrail and just the tops of the new posts a dark chocolate brown. This only really works if the newel post design lends itself to a two-tone treatment.

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