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Old 02-09-2008, 12:14 AM   #1
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Recomended thickness for Risers?


I am putting in hardwood flooring, I have 2 exsiting stairs to cover (1 is 100" long, 2 is just over 6') I am going to get treads made.
I am thinking of using 1"x8" oak plank for the riser ( I will stain to match hardwood).
Will this be fine or does anyone have any other suggestions.

Thanks for your time and any help


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3/4"

Basically, use a 1 x stock.

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Recomended thickness for Risers?


1 x is standard riser material stock.

Example:

Before: 1 X (Crap-ola)



After: 1 x (Poplar)

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