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Grand Stair & Skylight transitional-staircase
 

Grand Stair & Skylight

Original staircase from the late 1800’s resurfaced and painted. The addition included a large glass skylight.
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December 18, 2012
angotti5 wrote:
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In this project, there is a modern skylight installed approx. 3'-0" directly above the laylight that is fully waterproofed and flashed into the roofing system. The laylight refers to the decorative layer of glass that filters the light from the skylight into the stairway. In our case, we installed a product called electric glass that can be switched between frosted and clear. If you are borrowing light from a dormer, you'll want to make sure that the walls between the dormer and the laylight are painted bright white to maximize the light that is reflected into your space, and you might not get a perfectly even distribution of light across the surface of your laylight (though installing frosted glass in the laylight will help). Hope this helps, thank you for your question and good luck with your project.

dSPACE Studio's portfolio of work can been seen at www.dspacestudio.com
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April 26, 2012
lauracell wrote:
Beautiful! Can you tell me details about balusters and newel posts?
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giorgetti
What wood species were used for the Newell posts? Were they originally painted? Is the finish a semi gloss?
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The newell posts were originally an oak species, painted and we had them sanded and re-painted during the restoration process. The paint used on the newell posts and balusters was Benjamin Moore, vanilla milkshake in a semi-gloss. Good Luck with your project!

dSPACE Studio's portfolio of work can been seen at www.dspacestudio.com
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March 7, 2012
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A great way to determine material selections is looking at example projects on the web and in magazines. When you see an image that inspires you - save it. You will quickly see what you like because the images will start to have similarities. The floors in the project Calacatta marble and oak. Best of luck with your project.
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