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11-1/2" Bullnose Tread


Bullnose stair treads are specialized stair treads that have a rounded edge on one or both sides. This rounded edge, known as a bullnose, provides a smooth and finished look to the front of the steps while also offering additional safety and comfort.

Bullnose stair treads are commonly used in both residential settings. They are particularly popular in homes where aesthetics and elegance are desired, as the rounded edge adds a touch of sophistication to the staircase. Bullnose treads are often installed on the first and last steps of a staircase to create a visually appealing entry point.

In terms of functionality, bullnose stair treads offer several benefits. The rounded edge eliminates the sharp and potentially hazardous corner that is present in standard square-edged treads. This makes them safer, especially for households with children or elderly individuals who may have difficulty navigating steps. The rounded edge also provides a more comfortable feel underfoot, as there are no hard edges to cause discomfort.

Bullnose stair treads are best created in hard woods in the desired species to be stained and varnished upon installation. They can also be custom-made to fit specific stair dimensions. When installing bullnose treads, it's important to ensure they are securely attached to the staircase to prevent any movement or instability. Using liquid nails and metal nails always work great together.

Overall, bullnose stair treads are a popular choice for those looking to enhance the appearance and safety of their staircase while adding a touch of elegance.

11-1/2" Bullnose Tread - 1" x 11-1/2" deep solid bullnose tread. These treads are 1st quality Amish crafted treads - not "contractor grade" treads. Available in 36", 42", 48", and 54" length. Call for pricing on longer lengths. Available in Red Oak, Beech, White Oak, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, American Cherry, Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba), Mahogany, Walnut, Hickory, Red Oak Rift & Quarter Sawn, and White Oak Rift & Quarter Sawn and Poplar.