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This book was designed for stair builders and
construction professionals who are familiar with basic stair building
techniques, but are looking for a few more secrets of the trade.
This book will cover sloping treads for exterior stairways that require
some type of drainage, how to use undercuts instead of overhangs, floor
and tread variations, drywall skirt board spacers, plywood ledgers and
how to position your stairway and adjust for stair tread overhangs.
It will also provide you with a few techniques and ideas on how to fix
some of the mistakes stair builders have been making for years. Some of
these techniques can save builders a lot of money, while others will
simply reduce the amount of time they spend thinking about how to build
something and the frustration associated with their mistakes.
I've wanted to write this book for quite some time now and share my
knowledge with others about stair building. Some of these tips were
passed down to me from my grandfather who was a master carpenter and my
father whom I would consider the greatest carpenter I ever met, no
I just wish I had a book like this 30 years ago.
book won't provide you with step-by-step stair building instructions
or how to figure out the rise and run. This book was written for
construction workers, stair builders and everyone else interested in
taking the next step to learn more about stair building and stair
If you need stair building instructions then click on the link below
and get the book,” Simplified Stair Building.”