Stairs and Landings

Stairs and landings, provides access to all of the stair building resources available on 

From here you can access the stair calculator; find information about laying out and cutting stringers; learn how to build stairs with landings; and how to design and install stair railing.

Stair Calculator - the stair stringer calculator comes in two forms; the automatic stair calculator, for calculating rise and run on straight-forward stair designs; and the manual stair calculator (designed to be flexible), for calculating stairs with a non-standard rise and run. 

Building Stairs - learn the fundamentals of building stairs; stair design considerations; how to manually calculate stair  rise and run; and how to lay out and cut stair stringers. 

Stairs with Landings - learn how to add landings to your stair designs.  Stair landings can break up a long run of stairs and provide a place to rest along the way.       

Stair Railing - learn how to determine the dimensions and angles of the stair rail parts, and install stair railing.  This tutorial shows how to design stair railing so that it ties in with the railing of the upper deck or landing. 

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