Asked on Oct 24, 2017

Baluster reno- from '80 to wow! How can I do this?

Guylaine FrenetteClök ConceptBarb
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My baluster is an old wooden staircase -stuck in the '80! Saw this while doing research.... has anyone tried to do a similar project? Would love to be able to have your ideas on how to accomplish it!
q baluster reno from 80 to wow
6 answers
  • Johnavallance82
    on Oct 24, 2017

    Looks like Iron or Wrought Iron to me. - Blacksmith or maybe DIY Store.
  • William
    on Oct 24, 2017

    Metal commercial staircase. Looks custom made.
  • Janet Pizaro
    on Oct 24, 2017

    That looks like it was custom made.Where did you see the idea
  • Barb
    on Oct 24, 2017

    Looks like a bunch of different size pipe cut and welded together making the baluster section . Nice looking I have to say.
    If you looking to make you stair case different that would do it . Make sure it goes wit the rest of your decor so it doesn't look out of place.
    You could pull your wall decor in to it by making the same design out of PVC pipe cut to sizes like that and framing it on a wall . Paint it a different color .
    You could also make that design to put pictures in it and frame it with a plexi glass on the front. Just leave the smaller circles empty or put special little things in those holes . Maybe something a child or family member who's picture you placed in the frame gave you or made even beads or something like that
    a few Ides to bring rooms together with the stairs or just the walls around the staircase.
    • Barb
      on Oct 25, 2017

      Thank you . I loved the picture frame Idea after posting it . I just might do something like it myself on a smaller scale for a wall with the PVC pipe . But I bet my Husband wouldn't like cutting pipe for me lol. I would just use PVC glue to put them together or hot glue . The frame will hold them to .
  • Clök Concept
    on Oct 26, 2017

    I remember this style from Pinterest!
    Here's how it's made... Bshuh was right with PVC.

    And here's how to cut PVC pipes : https://www.wikihow.com/Cut-PVC-Pipe Personnally, for a project needing so many cuts, I would certainly try my miter saw!
  • Guylaine Frenette
    on Oct 30, 2017

    Thank you for your idea of the PVC. That would work for sure! Will have to try it!
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