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benchmark2323

10:41AM | 12/15/05
Member Since: 12/14/05
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insalling a LJ Smith stair system. What i need to know, that the directions dont tell you is, whats the best wat to install pre-made oak treads and risers with a wrap around bullnose. I am going to glue them, but do you fasten them with finishing nails or is there a better way I am not thinking of? Any ideas would be helpfull.

Altereagle

08:40AM | 12/16/05
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
It'd be best to contact LJ Smith. Another option is screws and dowels.

If the location has a possibility of the nosing being hit use the screws to the height you'll feel safe, from there I'd glue and finish nail.

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