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Lake House rustic-staircase

Lake House

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March 7, 2011
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The widest part of the paddle is 4 1/4 inches and the narrowest part of the paddle and the straight balusters are 1 1/4 inches wide. The largest gap shown is 2 7/8 inch wide. Glad you like it!
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Next question ... what material did you use. Is it made out of 1 x 6s or what dimension. Wood ... poplar? Thanks.
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Custom contemporary flat-sawn balusters were designed to mimic oars at this Vermont lake home.

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March 21, 2015
Banister oars
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March 21, 2015
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March 21, 2015
Rails look like boat paddles
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March 17, 2015
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March 15, 2015
Dark bannister and goldfish wood floors
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February 20, 2015
Want this stair way rail.
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stair ideas
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the top railing
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canoe balisters
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paddle balusters
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January 20, 2015
Oar banister
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January 10, 2015
boat paddle bannister
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balluster design
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January 2, 2015
shape of ballusters
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fenomenalno - kontrast
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White railing
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December 17, 2014
the rail
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November 29, 2014
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November 24, 2014
Oar rail, two tone
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Stained wood
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November 6, 2014
the oar-shaped uprights
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melange de couleur du bois
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Could be canoe paddles
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Cool stairs
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book cases on the stairs!
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It's pretty
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front porch option 2
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September 6, 2014
oar shaped railing
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oar banister
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August 31, 2014
Use boat oars for detail
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August 25, 2014
I like the paddle design of the flat sawn balusters if wood
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this could be the fron entrance way
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Stair ballaster
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ore railing
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Banister - oars
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July 27, 2014
Canoe paddle shape balusters
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July 26, 2014
Canoe paddles!!!
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July 24, 2014
Color on the wall in the corner
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July 24, 2014
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July 22, 2014
Great Banister
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nautical railing
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July 18, 2014
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July 17, 2014
paddle balusters
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July 16, 2014
staircase cupboards
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July 14, 2014
Like: possible idea for staircase from lower level with railings that allude to paddles
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July 12, 2014
Love the stair case.
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July 6, 2014
design of the railings
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camp stairs
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July 5, 2014
Lite wood flooring dark hand rail white rods Hmmm...
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June 26, 2014
cool nautical ballisters
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June 17, 2014
paddle railing
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Bookcase halfway up stairs...reading space
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The color of the walls
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dark cherry wood
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June 7, 2014
Really cool loft railing idea!!!! Love it!
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Or the canoe paddle railing
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Railing. Paddles.
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bookcase/shelves at split staircase
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Love the rail
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Stair way - interesting use of space
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Fun railing for a cottage
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On stairs storage
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Paddles in stairs
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Railing floor
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Love the color
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cute idea...paddle spindles
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Stair railing
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ball on the top
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canoe railing
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Railing. Paddles
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Cabin Hand Rail
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Bookshelf on landing
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oar stair spindles
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February 11, 2014
Spindals on stairway are oars done up and down in alternating pattern. This would be really cute going up the stairs from the LR --- and we would not need that many spindals
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Boat Rail
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handrail shape
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ore ballisters
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Stair railing
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Paddle rail
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Oar banister
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Paddle rails
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January 17, 2014
nice wood graining
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Canoe paddle balusters
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Banister and railing
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Stair treads
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Paddle shaped pickets
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January 14, 2014
On deck
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January 8, 2014
oars as balusters
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January 6, 2014
Cut shapes from plywood?
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January 4, 2014
oar spindles
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Oar railing
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Paddles for spindles
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December 31, 2013
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December 27, 2013
Love bookshelves
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December 27, 2013
wooden oar railing
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December 23, 2013
cool simple banister
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Wall color
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December 22, 2013
Tan paint
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December 18, 2013
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December 11, 2013
Different colors
Stacey Cohen Interiors added this to Staircases
December 10, 2013
nice twist
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December 5, 2013
I don't hate these.
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November 24, 2013
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November 24, 2013
love shape
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November 23, 2013
Stair railing
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November 16, 2013
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November 16, 2013
Oar railing
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November 15, 2013
oar like picket
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November 5, 2013
Nepal post and paddle
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November 5, 2013
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October 31, 2013
paddle railing
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October 28, 2013
shapes of uprights
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October 26, 2013
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October 25, 2013
Wow! I Love It! Interior Design added this to lakehouse kitchen
October 23, 2013
oar spindles
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October 19, 2013
Fun stairway!
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October 15, 2013
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October 12, 2013
deck railing idea.
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October 12, 2013
Different shapes
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October 9, 2013
Stair detail
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October 6, 2013
Love this canoe paddles as spindles
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October 1, 2013
staircase oars
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September 30, 2013
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"Paddle" spindles
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September 29, 2013
see paddles
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September 28, 2013
Oars as bannister
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