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Editor's Choice - Feb 20, 2015

Staircase: Birch handrail, poplar newel post, balusters & risers, reclaimed100 year old heart pine treads & returns, poplar scotia.
Cornice: poplar dentil & crown moldings.
Archways: pine bent wood laminations, poplar casings & keystones.
Mantel piece: birch

Woods: birch pine poplar heart pine



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lightweightladylefty ...


These are some fabulous moldings. What a grand-looking Victorian!


lanwater ...

Fabulous is right!

Great work Mike.

Could you please post a picture of the stair side just like picture #1 above but with the rest?

I have stair side that has been waiting for some kind of molding for 2 years now. triangles have been discuss many times but we were not sure.

Seeing yours, my wife an I think it looks great and that is the way we will go.

Michal Bulla ...

very nice!

Thorreain ...

Beautiful job Xyl, you do great work.

Xylonmetamorphoun ...

Thank you, all.
Ianwater, unfortunately I haven’t any more pics of this project. It was built in 1986 and the misfortunes of an estate matter prevent me from having many more pics of many more projects from the 80’s & 90’s. However, I can give you a brief description; the partitions beneath the staircase form a right angle to the rear, as an adjoining hallway is at the back of the entry way. The molding forming rectangular panels beneath the horizontal molding, divide the space in equidistant thirds, and thus the triangular forms are aligned above the rectangular ones, carrying the uniform division to the inclined plane of the stairs above. If you still require more information, send me an e mail address and I can provide you with a simple sketch.
Best regards.

lanwater ...

Thank You!

a1jim ...

These can be super tough,beautiful work.

Xylonmetamorphoun ...

Thanks, Jim.

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