Estate Millwork makes solid custom stair treads that can be configured for new construction in any thickness (typically 1"), or as replacement stair treads (typically 5/8"). Our treads can be ordered with square or bullnose profiling, or any custom profile as well. Treads can be ordered with or with out nosing, and the nosing options include left hand, right hand or both. Custom and odd sizes are no problem, and you can use our online quotation tool to price and order, or for move custom options, please send us your drawings or call to discuss.
Each stair tread we manufacture begins with FAS grade hardwood lumber, much of which we kiln dry in our proprietary kilns. The rough lumber is machined to the desired dimensions in our finish mill and then is carefully fashioned into premium quality treads which can optionally have nosings or profiling done. We grain match and reverse the grain of each board component in the stair, but we can also manufacture monolithic stair treads in thicknesses up to 4" and beyond. Our stock hardwood selection includes Red Oak, White Oak, Poplar, Mahgoany, Walnut -- over 15 species, but we can manufacture in any species you desire.
Our plant uses only locally sourced domestic hardwoods and premium plantation imports. We do 100% of the processing in the USA, proudly. Much of our wood working equipment is American made and all of our machining, assembling and finishing is done in our state of the art facility in Western Pennsylvania. The skilled craftsmen who create our products, some in the third generation, take pride in each unit we assemble and enjoy the proud heritage that Appalachian hardwoods and Appalachian craftsmen can imbue to our timeless custom stair treads, risers and parts.
Maple is one of the widest spread species in North America and can be found in nearly every region of the continent. Maple is very hard for a domestic wood and is widely used in cabinetry and flooring, and its light blond color makes it a great species for matching any decor. It is a fine-pored wood with a very tight grain the sapwood is almost white, and Maple is one of the only trees for which the sapwood is almost as highly prized as the heartwood.
The wood's high density and hardness mean that Maple can be harsh on cutting edges, but Maple will maintain a hard, crisp edge for mouldings. The wood is quite stable, thereby making it perfect for flooring applications. Because of the tight grain, however, stains, dyes, and wax will not penetrate very deeply; therefore, surface film finishing options like varnish and lacquer are the preferred finishing methods.
At Estate Millwork we air dry much of our lumber, and after air drying we finish drying in low wattage dehumidification kilns.
Every piece of wood we purchase is used to the fullest on products, at Estate Millwork we have a very high yield ratio of 94 percent due to the use of automated saws and optimizing software. The remainimg 6 percent which is mostly sawdust and chips are either burned to heat our plant or send to local cattle farmers for bedding and composting.
Nothing is wasted. Some of Appalachian lumber we use comes from Amish farmers in our county who harvest with horses instead of mechanized equipment, and do our rough sawing on 1920s sawmills that are also extremely low input compared to larger commercial sawmills of today. All of our imported lumber is plantation grown, and not harvested from natural forests.
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|Name||Poplar Wood New Square Stair Tread by Estate Millwork - No Return - 1" X 11.25" X 36" - Suitable for New Construction|
|Shipping Weight||8.5 pounds|
|Application||New Construction||Order Any Size||Companion Risers Separate||Quick Ship Item|
|Availble Sizes||24" - 96" Long, Andy Depth/Thickness||Odd Sizess too.||Perfect for remodels or new|
|Material||Solid Maple||Premiums FAS Clear Grade||Years of Tread Wear.|
|Fabrication||Edge Glued Grain Reversed Boards||Traditional Style||Strength & Stability|
|Return Nosing||Left, Right or Double||Fits any application||Elegant Detail|
|Edge Detailing||Square, Bullnose, Ogee, Custom||Match Existing||Finished Look|
|Finish||Machine Sand 120, Hand Sanded 150||Drum,Edge & Palm sanded||Top quality hand finish|
|Packing||Foam Wrapped in Custom Built Carton||1/8" Foam, 3/16 Trim Sheet 100lb||Protection against damage in transit.|