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Project by kiefer posted 07-21-2020 06:50 PM 889 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a stair nosing for my daughters house as she could not find one that would match the flooring they bought .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIfrX_AhCX8&t=3s

Here is a video link on how I made it.

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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jbschutz

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#1 posted 07-21-2020 10:02 PM

Hay, Klaus,
Great video and imaginative solution. The flooring people should hire you to make a video to show others how to make stair treads and nosing
Good to see you again,
John

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 07-21-2020 10:26 PM

Hat’s off Klaus ! Once again, a daughter will be proud of her creative father.

Best,
Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 07-21-2020 10:43 PM

Klaus,

As Serge said, “Hat’s off!” Kieferesque!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 07-21-2020 10:54 PM

When you think things out you’ll never run out of ideas! A brilliant solution to get the what you needed.
And thanks for the well produced video Klaus.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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kiefer

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#5 posted 07-21-2020 11:08 PM

Hay, Klaus,
Great video and imaginative solution. The flooring people should hire you to make a video to show others how to make stair treads and nosing
Good to see you again,
John

- jbschutz

Thanks john
They won’t they are just interested in selling flooring by the box .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#6 posted 07-21-2020 11:10 PM

Hat s off Klaus ! Once again, a daughter will be proud of her creative father.

Best,
Serge

- Bricofleur

Thanks Serge
I am always glad to helpand keep her happy

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#7 posted 07-21-2020 11:12 PM

Klaus,

As Serge said, “Hat s off!” Kieferesque!

- DocSavage45

Thanks DOC
I better put my hat on .LOL

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#8 posted 07-21-2020 11:14 PM

When you think things out you ll never run out of ideas! A brilliant solution to get the what you needed.
And thanks for the well produced video Klaus.

- woodshaver Tony C

Thanks Tony
The idea works great and I hope it will help others ,that is the reason of the video . .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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LittleBlackDuck

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#9 posted 07-22-2020 12:25 AM

Neat solution.

... but kief’, are they t-tracks for clamps to hold the vinyl down?

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 07-22-2020 12:26 PM

Nice work , Klaus..There is always a way if you put your mind to it!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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kiefer

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#11 posted 07-22-2020 01:29 PM

Neat solution.

... but kief , are they t-tracks for clamps to hold the vinyl down?

- LittleBlackDuck

Duck
No this is a floating floor

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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kiefer

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#12 posted 07-22-2020 01:34 PM

Nice work , Klaus..There is always a way if you put your mind to it!

Cheers, Jim

- Jim Jakosh

The mind is a useful tool Jim and this type of challenge is well suited for it.

Yours is doing well also !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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doubleDD

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#13 posted 07-22-2020 01:47 PM

Being in the flooring industry for 40 years I must say you did a great job Klaus. Many times we had to makeshift these on the job to finish it. When you say the flooring people are only interested in selling by the box is because most of the time they don’t consider the material safe for stair use. Any vinyl embossed or even the ones with ridges can be slippery. We did it anyway to satisfy the customer. Here’s a tip, use some stair nosing filler when applying the adhesive . This will strengthen the nose and prevent premature wear or damage to the nose.
Next time when a friend calls about what to do like in this case I will send them to your video. Excellent video and well explained. No splinters with this material. LOL.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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kiefer

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#14 posted 07-22-2020 05:33 PM

Being in the flooring industry for 40 years I must say you did a great job Klaus. Many times we had to makeshift these on the job to finish it. When you say the flooring people are only interested in selling by the box is because most of the time they don t consider the material safe for stair use. Any vinyl embossed or even the ones with ridges can be slippery. We did it anyway to satisfy the customer. Here s a tip, use some stair nosing filler when applying the adhesive . This will strengthen the nose and prevent premature wear or damage to the nose.
Next time when a friend calls about what to do like in this case I will send them to your video. Excellent video and well explained. No splinters with this material. LOL.

- doubleDD

Thanks Dave
We have thought of it being slippery but it’s not a problem and my daughter said if it is she would put some no slip tape on it . Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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ohwoodeye

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#15 posted 07-23-2020 03:48 PM

Very clever.
Thanks for posting the video.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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