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738 days ago

Can anyone recommend a good book on this subject. I need to particularly focus on an open tread design.


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#1 posted 738 days ago


This book is pretty old, not sure if it may help or not.

or this:

Haven’t actually tried using either one, but I think there is some good info in them.

Hopefully something in either one will help.

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#3 posted 738 days ago

I have the book, BASIC STAIRBUILDING by Scott Schuttner, it is a very good book with excellent instructions on lay-out and design. I have used it many times for reference. you might be able to find one on Amazon.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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#4 posted 738 days ago

Someone recently gave me the book A Treatise on Stairbuilding and Handrailing by W & A Mowat. I haven’t read it yet but it’s pretty comprehensive. The back of the book has a recommendation from Fine Homebuilding.

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#5 posted 738 days ago

Renner, here’s a website that looks interesting.

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#6 posted 738 days ago

Lee Valley reprints old titles and sells lots of new ones on
specialized subjects…

like this one:,46096,46108&ap=1


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#7 posted 737 days ago

If you read French,
look here :

you will find “Construction : L’escalier (6 diaporamas)”; click on “L’escalier”

-- Sylvain, Brussels, Belgium, Europe - The more I learn, the more there is to learn

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