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Old 04-06-2010, 01:30 PM   #1
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Top stair ... thicker or thinner?


Doing the stairs and can't decide whether to use 3 planks or 4 planks for the top stair ... suggestions?
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Old 04-06-2010, 01:36 PM   #2
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would you believe one!

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like Bob said 1 is the norm, but I do like the look of the 3. I would do 3 after looking at the pics.
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looks good in the picture but from the top it looks like the step not the floor. Very tricky and unsafe! the floor should look like a floor with 1 strip plus bullnose. This boarders the floor and helps your mind's eye see the transition. Please do not try to reprogram your brain with new ideas.
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Old 04-06-2010, 02:11 PM   #5
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I didn't know what the norm is but your reason makes sense. Here's the look of just a nose plank ... thank you
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Old 04-06-2010, 02:31 PM   #6
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better. But if you have a table saw you can rip it to 2 1/2" or so.
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One stair nose with the flooring glued into the groove of the stair nose . Or splined , And glued , thats what we do at tacomahardwoodfloors.com
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Yay ! Finally got it done over the weekend :D
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Looks good !!! I never thought of 4 or 5 boards in line with the Stair nose . But to tell the truth it looks better with the nose like you did it ,And is normal tacomahardwoodfloors.com
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so you followed my advise. Do you see the difference now between this and your first idea. It pays to ask questions. Good job.
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That looks great !!
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Definitely follow pros' advice. Thank you Bob and thank you for the compliment guys!
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That loos great. very nice job.

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