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My Favourite Things ~ Stairs

Category: Favourite Things November 22nd, 2010 by mbc

We invested a lot of money in wood when converting the barn. The stairs, doors and window frames have all been pricey items. Each involved a number of decisions – hardwood or softwood, oak or pine, painted or treated, natural or stained … Suffice to say that the decision made was rarely on the side of the cheap option. I’m happy with (but poorer because of) the results:

From Barn Conversion 2010
From Barn Conversion 2010
From Barn Conversion 2010

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  1. Jo Says:

    Wow, that banister looks like red oak! Gorgeous. I can’t wait to see it varnished.

  2. mbc Says:

    After all the work whitening and waxing that oak it’ll never see varnish – at least on my ‘watch’ 😉

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