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Old 09-29-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
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Hello I am working on redoing a few rows of steps and one thing I've noticed is that the steps around the neighborhood has a certain profile look. I really want to make these steps consistent to the neighboor's. The profile consists of a round-bullnose shape-roughly 2" in diameter, below this shape is a inner triangler..

Well here is a photo the type of step design throughout the neighborhood.

There is a lowes/home depot near by as well...
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Does anyone know where I can buy form mouldings for such a design from? and it's cost..

Any help would be greatly appropriated.
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Those are precast concrete steps. Reading Precast and Bethlehem Precast make them. Never thought of making them myself. They're dirt cheap to buy.

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Well, someone told me they sold forms like this at a local store like home depot/lowes etc.. The idea was to put a wood-profile in that matches this design!

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The form would be easy enough to make, but I'm with the Aggie. Why in the world would you bother? Those steps are pretty standard stuff.
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