Staircases

Laying Out Stairs
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Laying Out Stairs
Turning Stair Balusters
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Turning Stair Balusters

Master stairbuilder Jed Dixon explains what's wrong with the balusters you... More

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Turning Stair Balusters Turning Stair Balusters

ThisIsCarpentry presents Turning Balusters with Jed Dixon. In this first segment Jed explains what makes a beautiful baluster design. More

Demystifying Curved Stairs
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Demystifying Curved Stairs

For Gary Striegler, there isn’t that much difference between a curved stairway and... More

Top Ten Code Violations
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Top Ten Code Violations

Pay close attention to these to avoid failing inspections More

Stair Builders’ Tricks of the Trade: Creating a Baseboard Curve
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Stair Builders’ Tricks of the Trade: Creating a Baseboard Curve

This segment in our three-part stair builders’ series has skilled craftsman Jed... More

LJ Smith IronPro Baluster Kit Makes Iron Retrofits Easy
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LJ Smith IronPro Baluster Kit Makes Iron Retrofits Easy

Specially designed hardware lets installers switch out wood balusters in favor of... More

Sliding Pole
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Sliding Pole

When taking the stairs is too pedestrian, use a firepole. More

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Q&A: Alternative Stair Design

When building a house with a loft accessed by a code-compliant stair, does a second, unorthodox, stair that leads to the same loft space have to comply with code as well? More

Soundproofing a Condo Stairwell
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Soundproofing a Condo Stairwell

Coastal Connection goes on site with New England Soundproofing in Boston’s South... More

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