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RGIvy

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I saw this on Facebook and thought it worth sharing. Pity the quality of the pic isn't better because I'd like to see more detail of the construction.
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I like biscuits but you can overface yourself sometimes opening the third pack of hobnobs can make you feel queezy, sometimes it's better to have a few hobnobs and maybe an apple just to break it up a bit ........... just saying.
 

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Ever eat a whole bag of sweets as a kid and then get stomach cramps and feel shi*e?
There is such a thing as too much of a good thing.
 

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Apart from the appearance, isn't there a bit of a structural problem? All those treads and risers with a portion where the grain goes the wrong way, held in by sapwood and filler?
 

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Feel like this sort of thing could work without the contrast of sapwood and heartwood. With the bark, bright sapwood and dark heartwood it's very distracting, a prime example of function following form. It's a floor and the beauty of a good floor is nested within its function.
 

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Apart from the appearance, isn't there a bit of a structural problem? All those treads and risers with a portion where the grain goes the wrong way, held in by sapwood and filler?
Depends if it's solid. Wouldn't surprise me if it's a veneer on plywood.
 

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Depends if it's solid. Wouldn't surprise me if it's a veneer on plywood.
Would anyone do that on stairs not covered by carpet (or similar)?
I would think they would last a very short time.
 

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Would anyone do that on stairs not covered by carpet (or similar)?
I would think they would last a very short time.
Engineered wood floors as they call them are very common, no issues with it lasting as far as I'm aware. The "veneer" is usually 2-6mm thick, rather than being a thin furniture veneer.
 

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