From The Bottom You Can See The Way It Turns On The First Two Steps.

Now that’s a set of stairs to climb on

The White Swan’s stairwell is getting close to finished and I love the results so far. Still routing the edges, and details, a railing for the top, and some trim below, but it is looking good now and its done enough to climb.

From the bottom you can see the way it turns on the first two steps.

From the bottom you can see the way it turns on the first two steps.

Here is the hole at the top of the loft.

Here is the hole at the top of the loft.

A shot of the upstairs closet before the doors or curtain go on.

A shot of the upstairs closet before the doors or curtain go on.

A nice view of the window that will open up for a cross breeze.

A nice view of the window that will open up for a cross breeze.

Here is the secret to how we compress a stairwell into halve the normal length.

Here you can see how much storage there is in this arrangement.

Here you can see how much storage there is in this arrangement.

This shows you how the treads are laid out to get the turn I wanted.

This shows you how the treads are laid out to get the turn I wanted.

From the upstairs looking down.  Yes it will have a railing.

From the upstairs looking down. Yes it will have a railing.

We may modify the crossover a bit but it has plenty of room once the railing is in.

We may modify the crossover a bit but it has plenty of room once the railing is in.

From across the room you can barley tell where you go down at.

From across the room you can barley tell where you go down at.