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Started front wall:
The archway is cut out. Above arch added 5.5mm plywood + poster board to = 1/4" thickness, cut on band saw, will finish with inside trim (veneer or poster board.) String between window & archway for outdoor & entry wiring.
Did an old painted floor upstairs - needs more sanding tho.
Opening on the right is for spiral staircase.
|Framing & windows done in main section. Need to do entry addition & wrought iron spiral staircase. Thats all, LOL...|
|Inspirational photo. elite spiral stairs |
Now all I need to do is make some kind of mold to cast each of the 15 steps I'll need :) The railing can be made from a heavy gauge wire & the balusters maybe twisted wire, solder it all together & presto - Victorian staircase!
This is only a mock up of the spiral staircase.
Cut mat board treads (wedges), used hole punch to fit them over 3/16" dowel...
Its not as big & intrusive as I thought it might be...
...On the Verge of a Nervous Breakthrough...
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