Fine Woodworking Ideas - Building Outdoor Stairs . part1

Fine Woodworking Ideas - Building Outdoor Stairs 

Building a stairway can be one of the most intimidating tasks any woodworker, carpenter,  builder–amateur or professional–tackles. But an outdoor stairway is generally not a difficult project, as long as it is planned and executed carefully. Fine woodworking ideas,  covers building procedures for a straight-run utility stairway, typically used on porches and decks.
Local building codes regulate the width and slope of a staircase, as well as how the assembly is supported and braced, how the landing is built and whether railings are required. ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT BEFORE DESIGNING A STAIRWAY, AND FOLLOW ALL LOCAL CODES.
The following instructions are intended as general guidelines only, and local requirements should be your primary guide.

In next part of - Fine Woodworking Ideas - Building Outdoor Stairs -  you will find information about:
• Stair-Building Terms
• Designing Your Stairs
• Building Your Stairs

Part1 Tools and Materials

  • 2x10 Stringers
  • Hex Bolts
  • Hammer
  • 1x8 Risers
  • 16d Galvanized Nails
  • Carpenter's Square
  • 5/4" or 2" Tread Material
  • 8d Galvanized Nails
  • Measuring Tape
  • 2x6 Pressure-Treated Cleat
  • 4x4 Posts
  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Angle Iron
  • 2" Railing Material
  • Joist Hangers
  • Anchor Bolts
  • Baluster Material

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