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Beach Cottage Compound contemporary-staircase
 

Beach Cottage Compound

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princessgrace wrote:
What are the stair treads made from? - Beautiful! What material is used on treads? Is it slippery when wet? Building a cottage in northern Michigan; will have outside spiral staircase from upper level deck to yard.
   Comment   August 13, 2014
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Hello princessgrace,

I read a little more on comments that people had made and the architects stated it was amde out of a Brazilian Hardwood. Looking at the colors of it, it appears to have been made of Cumaru (Brazilian Teak), or possibly Ipe but they seem to light to be Ipe. Either one of those woods are great and are very slip resistant unlike regular metal or plastic.

Attached are pictures of Cumaru and Ipe so you can see the difference between them. Hope they help you out with your decisions and feel free to send us a message or give us a call if you have any other questions!
August 13, 2014 at 3:09PM   
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Liz wrote:
Manufacturor? - who makes these stairs? they are beautiful.
   Comment   August 9, 2012
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Very unique!
April 4, 2013 at 5:03PM   
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The stairs are a work of art!
April 29, 2014 at 3:02AM   
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