Before. Construction stairs with the layers of splatter to prove it.
We decided on cherry to match the rest of the cabinetry. Tom glued and biscuited the layers together to cut for the sides of each tread.
The Brown family embarks upon a home-building project, which sparked the creation of this blog. We'll also use it to communicate with family, friends or anybody who cares or has endured, or will endure, similar experiences.