Building a Timber Frame Staircase with through tenons held with wedges

Project by BenhamDesign posted 12-07-2017 09:08 PM 13198 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I built this timber frame staircase from reclaimed beams that came from another client’s house a few miles up the road. The beams use to support a pergola, that was torn down during their remodel.

We templated the area where the stairs where going to go and brought it back to the shop and premade them. The install was fairly straightforward as they were already in assembled in sections. All that was left was to put them in place and bolt them in.

The through tenons with the wedges were of course, as much of my work. Inspired by traditional Japanese joinery techniques.

Read more about this project on my blog building a Timber Frame Staircase

Find more about the work I do on my website Benham Design Concepts Custom Furniture Maker in Denver

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posted 03-27-2019 02:34 AM

This looks really amazing. I wouldn’t have imagined seeing this kind of wood grain in home though – it seems like something right out of a tree house…

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posted 10-14-2019 12:04 PM

Wow!! I really like the model of timber work private tour of tate modern. I was searching for the best model for building a timber frame staircase with through tenons held with wedges. It will be helpful for those who interested to know more about this pattern.

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