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Wood Stairs Open Riser Closed Stringer

# Wood Stairs Open Riser and Closed Stringer Designs by Deslo Stairs


Wood stairs are a timeless choice that brings warmth and elegance to any interior space. At Deslo Stairs, we specialize in crafting high-quality wood stairs, including open riser and closed stringer designs. This article explores the features, benefits, and design considerations of wood stairs, and why Deslo Stairs is the ideal choice for your custom wood staircase needs.

The Appeal of Wood Stairs

Wood stairs offer numerous advantages, including aesthetic appeal, durability, and versatility. They can be tailored to fit various architectural styles, from traditional to contemporary, making them a popular choice for both residential and commercial spaces.

 1. Aesthetic Appeal
Wood stairs provide a natural and inviting look. The rich textures and colors of wood add warmth and character to any interior, creating a welcoming atmosphere.

 2. Durability
High-quality wood stairs are built to last. With proper care and maintenance, they can withstand heavy foot traffic and retain their beauty for years.

3. Versatility
Wood stairs can be customized to fit any design preference. Whether you prefer a classic, ornate staircase or a sleek, modern design, wood can be shaped and finished to meet your needs.

 Types of Wood Stairs

 1. Open Riser Stairs
Open riser stairs feature gaps between each step, creating a light and airy look. This design is ideal for contemporary spaces where a sense of openness and flow is desired.

 Benefits of Open Riser Stairs
Modern Aesthetic: Open risers provide a sleek and minimalist appearance.
Enhanced Light Flow: The gaps between steps allow light to pass through, brightening the space.
Space Efficiency: Open risers can make a room feel larger and less confined.

 2. Closed Stringer Stairs
Closed stringer stairs have solid sides that encase the steps, providing a more traditional look. This design offers additional support and can be customized with various detailing options.

Benefits of Closed Stringer Stairs
Traditional Appeal: Closed stringers offer a classic and robust appearance.
Increased Support: The solid sides provide extra stability and support.
Customization: Closed stringers can be enhanced with decorative elements such as moldings or carvings.

Materials and Finishes

Choosing the right type of wood and finish is crucial for achieving the desired look and durability of your wood stairs. Deslo Stairs offers a variety of high-quality wood options and finishes to suit your preferences.

1. Types of Wood
– Oak: Durable and versatile, oak is a popular choice for its strength and classic grain pattern.
– Maple: Known for its smooth texture and light color, maple provides a clean and contemporary look.
– Walnut:Rich and dark, walnut adds a touch of luxury and elegance to any staircase.
– Cherry: With its warm, reddish hue, cherry wood offers a sophisticated and timeless appeal.

2. Finishes
– Natural Stain: Enhances the natural beauty of the wood while providing protection.
– Paint: Offers a wide range of color options to match any interior design.
– Oil Finish:Penetrates the wood to enhance its natural grain and provide a durable finish.
– Varnish:Provides a glossy, protective layer that enhances the wood’s appearance and durability.

Design Considerations

Designing wood stairs involves several important considerations to ensure they are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

1. Safety
Safety is a primary concern in stair design. This includes ensuring proper tread and riser dimensions, providing sturdy handrails, and using non-slip finishes.

2. Space Planning
Effective space planning is crucial for stair design. This involves considering the available space, the path of travel, and how the stairs will integrate with other architectural elements.

3. Aesthetic Integration
The design of wood stairs should complement the overall style of the interior. This involves selecting materials, colors, and finishes that enhance the visual appeal.

4. Customization
Custom wood stairs offer the flexibility to create unique designs that reflect your personal style. This includes selecting unique materials, finishes, and detailing to achieve the desired look.

Why Choose Deslo Stairs?

Deslo Stairs is a leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality wood stairs. Here’s why we are the preferred choice for discerning clients:

1. Customization
We offer fully customized stair solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each project. From material selection to design and finish, we ensure every detail aligns with your vision.

2. Expertise
Our team of skilled craftsmen and designers has extensive experience in creating wood stairs. We combine traditional craftsmanship with modern techniques to deliver stairs that are both beautiful and built to last.

3. Quality
We use only the highest quality materials and adhere to strict manufacturing standards to ensure our stairs meet the highest levels of durability and aesthetics. Our commitment to quality is evident in every project we undertake.

4. Innovation
We stay at the forefront of industry trends and continuously innovate to offer the most advanced stair designs. Whether you’re looking for a traditional wood staircase or a contemporary open riser design, we have the expertise to bring your vision to life.

 5. Comprehensive Service
From initial consultation to final installation, we provide a comprehensive service that ensures a seamless experience. Our team works closely with you at every stage of the project to ensure your complete satisfaction.

Case Studies: Deslo Stairs in Action


. Traditional Home in Muskoka
For a traditional home in Boston, we created a set of closed stringer wood stairs made from rich walnut. The stairs were finished with intricate moldings and a polished varnish, adding a touch of elegance to the home’s interior.

. Luxury Apartment in Toronto
In a luxury apartment in San Francisco, we installed open riser wood stairs with cherry treads and a glass handrail. The stairs provided a modern and sophisticated look, enhancing the apartment’s open floor plan.


Wood stairs, whether open riser or closed stringer, are a timeless and versatile choice for any interior space. At Deslo Stairs, we specialize in creating high-end wood stairs that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each project. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction makes us the premier choice for wood stair solutions. Whether you’re looking to enhance a residential property or create a stunning feature in a commercial space, Deslo Stairs has the expertise to bring your vision to life. Contact us today to learn more about how we can elevate your space with our exceptional wood stair solutions.

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