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How to Frame Simple Stair Stringers

January 08, 2015 By Daniel Westbrook

Every stair-framing project has its own unique circumstances that always have to be considered—from simple to complex, interior to exterior, winders, landings, radius, type of finish materials, railings, etc. However, there are some consistent factors in framing stair stringers that are almost always the same. Most importantly: calculating the rise and the run, factoring in for tread and riser thickness, and making a drawing.