This book clearly reveals all the elements required to build stairs, both indoors and out, including the basic layout geometry, proper construction techniques, materials, tools and safety. It covers housed-stringer stairs, combination stairs, bullnose steps, winders, and various styles of newels and railings. Includes detailed explanations of joinery and finishing, and discusses working around problems and considerations for building outdoor stairs.
Hundreds of color photographs and clear illustrations.
Softcover, 9" × 11", 234 pages, 2007.