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suzuki5 07-15-2005 12:56 PM

I want to remove carpet from my stairs and put down Pergo or something similar. Question/problem I have is the last step (bottom) is rounded at the sides. I see that bull nose for steps is straight, I have yet to see any round bull nose. Am I missing something?:confused:

Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks

Teetorbilt 07-16-2005 07:53 PM

You may be able to find something if it is a standard radius. I make these myself. For me, it is faster and more economical. You may want to find a local carpenter.

suzuki5 07-18-2005 04:20 PM

Teetorbilt, I will try just about anything once. Can you give me an idea on how you make these?

Thanks again

Floorwizard 07-18-2005 08:49 PM

Tough stuff to make em.
Mayby Teet will fill ya in, but I would just square it off and 45 it.

Teetorbilt 07-21-2005 01:02 AM

I'd follow Flor's plan if I were you and insist on DIYing it.
To do the radius, you will have to make a template, be good with a router and saber saw, knowlegeble in fixtures and wood, have time and be lucky.
The way that I do it involves much of the same except that I have a bandsaw and a shaper. Luck still factors in.
This is why I suggested a local carpenter. The first way might take me 2 hrs., the second, less than 1 hr. Don't forget that the guy has to cover his travel time and overhead. If I were coming in for this job only, no finish, no nuttin, I would charge around $250.00.

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