Case Studies - Modern White Oak Stair, exposed back, square edged treads, glass on square brackets.
White Oak, Exposed Back Staircase with square edged treads and no overhang.
This staircase features:
Exposed Back Construction:
"Standard construction" staircases are held together with wedged and glue blocks, which means that, the underside must be covered, however, this staircase is manufactured "exposed back" which means the underside of the stairs can be left uncovered.
Stairs manufactured this way need to have solid timber treads & risers.
This particularly suits this staircase given it's prominent location in the entrance hall.
Square Edged Treads No Overhang:
The treads on this staircase do not overhang the riser and, have square edges, this is a more modern look and matches the rest of the staircase which features many square edged components (handrail, glass brackets, bottomrail).
Square Feature Treads:
The bottom two treads on this staircase are square, again, this is to match the theme of this staircase which is modern and square edged.
- Staircase Type; Exposed Back
- Tread Profile; No Overhang, Square Profile
- Strings; White Oak (38x220mm)
- Treads; White Oak (22mm)
- Risers; White Oak (18mm)
- Post Style; Square Posts
- Post Material; White Oak (90x90mm)
- Infill Type; Glass Panels (10mm)
- Glass Style; Clamps, Square
- Handrail Material; White Oak
- Handrail Style; Square Profile, (59x59mm)
- Bottomrail Material; White Oak
- Bottomrail Style; Rectangular Profile (56x28mm)
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Styles & Materials
All layouts of staircases can be constructed in different ways which will effect the final finish, these include:
- 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.
The materials used on your staircase will have a dramatic effect on how they look, most stairs will use the following materials.
- Pine; all our stairs are manufactured from high quality furniture grade pine, we do not use any whitewood.
- White Oak; we can manufacture all or part(s) of your staircase from premium White Oak, to give that stunning finish.
- Glass; we offer stairs with glass balustrade, either as small panels or large panels, secured with brackets or by embedding with a groove.