Wagaman Residence - stringer installation

This stair stringer and treads were installed before the holidays. I finally captured some photos of it today. Bob initially finished the walnut treads with linseed, but then resorted to polyurethane after the linseed oil's resilience to foot traffic was less than desirable. Bob claims the treads were cut from a piece he'd had on the wood rack for the better part of four decades that was given to him by his father, Fred. I believe him - upon further inspection you can see the buzzsaw marks from the mill. Pretty sweet. It was fun to collaborate on an installation piece with him that not only serves a much needed (read OVERDUE!) purpose, but also has a lot of history behind it.

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