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Case Studies - Pine Open riser stair with "ranch rails"


REF: 4817-rupert

Requirements;

  • A Pine open riser staircase with part risers, treads and risers to be in oak
  • Turning right, starting on a 4 kite turning to the right
  • 2650mm Total floor height, 2700mm maximum going.
  • Flight one 850mm wide, flight two 845mm wide
  • Post on winder box to be full height 
  • Post and bottom string(s) to drop 80mm below the finished floor

3D Model;

Notes;

It is quite common to combine oak steps with pine stringers and then paint the stringers and this can look very effective as White Oak and painted white stair parts can look great together.

     This 'ranch rail' style was added afterwards by the customer, however we can supply these ourselves but it's worth noting that they do not comply to building regulations.

Specification;

  • Strings - Pine (230x32mm)
  • Treads - White Oak (22mm)
  • Risers - White Oak, Mini Risers (18mm) 
  • Posts - Pine, Square, Full Height (90x90mm)
  • Post Tops - Sand Flat

Plan;

Rupert Stair Plan

 

Photos kindly provided by Frederik Rissom of R2 Studio Architects www.r2studio.co.uk 

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REF: 4817-rupert

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  • Open riser construction; this is where the risers are left open with either a timber strip or metal bar built in to comply to regulations.
  • Cut string construction; where the sides of the strings are cut away so the treads can be seen, this can either be done in a modern or traditional way.

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  • Pine; all our stairs are manufactured from high quality furniture grade pine, we do not use any whitewood.
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