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Carriage House traditional-staircase
 

Carriage House

The complete renovation of this turn of the century Carriage House preserved the integrity of the original scale and age of the structure, while enhancing its livability. Every surface was thoughtfully preserved, replaced or reinvented throughout. Landscaping was added to connect the home comfortably to its grounds. Furniture and furnishings were selected to work in harmony with the architecture and to create a timeless and gracious place to call home.

Photo Credit: Sam Gray
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February 9, 2015
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Thanks for your question. The steps start immediately into that room, there is no other landing.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2015 at 5:19AM
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October 1, 2014
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Thanks for your question. Its really up to the installer, the design of the actual metal piece and how you will secure it to the railing. The installer might be able to do it without removing pieces of the railing, but that's something you'll have to verify with the installer.
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March 24, 2014
marym60 wrote:
Who is the manufacturer for the wrought iron work?
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Thanks for your question! The railing was custom made by a company that is no longer in business, however it could probably be recreated by any iron/metal fabrication company.
    Bookmark   Thanked by marym60    March 31, 2014 at 6:35AM
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SKETCHES OF BEAUTIFUL IRON GATES
Beauty full combination of round bar and wood... Out of code for Californians, if a mayor remodeling is involved .
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October 22, 2013
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That's a really tough space for a clothing closet. If you can't expand we would suggest some simple organizational shelving that might allow you to neatly store even more belonging then just a rod and shelf.
    Bookmark   October 30, 2013 at 12:11PM
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August 7, 2013
Ayesha Zubair wrote:
carpeting this! - hi, i have a staircase which is just like this, id like to put a runner on it, im confused if i should start the runner from the bottom or after the 2 stairs(i am not carpeting the landings. So there are just 2 steps before the first landing area, would really appreciate the help. thanks
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Thanks for your question Ayesha! We would skip the runner on the first two stairs and landing and start it after that.
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November 15, 2012
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how about the width of the newel posts
    Bookmark   March 29, 2013 at 5:37AM
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Thanks for the follow up question Bhuwan Ghimire. The newel post at the bottom is roughly 6-1/2" and the one higher up is roughly 5-1/2".
    Bookmark   March 29, 2013 at 5:40AM
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October 3, 2012
michaelweddle wrote:
Can we get more views of the Carriage House stair railing? We want to see the front view of the newels and se
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Thanks for your interest, but these are the only photos we have of the stair case and railing. The front view of the newel is the same as the side view.
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October 3, 2012
michaelweddle wrote:
What wood was used on the newels? What size is the smaller newel
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Thanks for your inquiry. The materials for the newels is cherry. The size of the smaller newel is 5"x5" and the larger newel is 7"x7". Hope that helps.
    Bookmark   October 4, 2012 at 5:01AM
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July 6, 2012
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
Here in Texas I believe railings cannot have an opening larger than 4". It's certainly lovely!
    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 5:27PM
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Thanks for the question. At the time this railing was constructed it was compliant with requisite sphere according to the Mass Code.
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May 14, 2012
Sally Locke wrote:
does this railing meet most state codes--alabama?
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It appears that no, it would not comply with the 2009 International Residential Code that Alabama uses. It looks like it fails at the 4”diam ball pass max opening test and maybe the 6" inch ball at the riser tread triangle.
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Thanks for the info DeWitt Architects. This is an older project of ours and at the time it met the Massachusetts state code.
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May 4, 2012
smellinger wrote:
where to get this railing ?
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Marie Meko, Allied ASID
I think it custom made.
    Bookmark   May 4, 2012 at 8:12AM
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Yes, that is correct! The railing was custom made, however it could probably be recreated by any iron/metal fabrication company.
    Bookmark   May 11, 2012 at 5:06AM
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