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Old 05-17-2015, 01:46 AM   #21
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Are you asking how to make sure your square doesn't 'creep' +/- 1/16 as you go down the stringer during layout? I've heard of guys using a compass to check their layout.
Right that. I can buy over 1" that way and fail inspection.
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:20 AM   #22
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That's 2 words

BuildCalc is the app Barri was referring to.

Screen shots of the stair stringer layout in BuildCalc.

Use a straight slotted board as your stair gauge instead off the button type gauges.

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That first picture is exactly what I need. Funniest thing I have a construction calculator but never use.
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That first picture is exactly what I need. Funniest thing I have a construction calculator but never use.
As far as I know only BuildCalc has that function. It is a smart phone/tablet app not a construction calculator.

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i use this more then build calc.

http://www.blocklayer.com/Stairs/StairsEng.aspx

super accurate all around and the picts.
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Old 06-16-2015, 07:23 PM   #25
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I finally sit down for 5 minutes and figured it out. If I add one length of tread to real length of stairs I can have imaginary line that touch top of tread/rise.
Did this way and worked really good. Will use this approach always when will be more then 4 rise. One aspect of that is double checking of tread/rise calculation.
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Here it is
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Tell you what. I won't do crown if you stop doing stairs.
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Man all that you need is buy my DVD about crown installation (99.99$) when it come out. Then you will be an expert for crown molding installation.
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Sorry I don't have one for stairs.
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I connected tonight when I was drinking beer. It is irony. Stairs are 9 1/4 wide because it is historic building, 130 years old. I do not have space for code. It already passed inspection. Me, city inspector and investor did calculation together for this. Btw I build over 50 stairs like self employed or employee so buddy nothing to proof there. And again I'm far away best mathematician at this forum unless you have some dr of math science here.
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Proof that you should not post on Internet forums while drinking.
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Sorry man I have to bring a terrible news to you. You are not only man at this planet who know to cut stringers. And what is attitude at this forum? Anyone can see that my stairs are perfectly cut and stringers are all same straight and level. Again someone throw some senseless irony here. Just past week I cut perfect stairs and frame perfect roof above bay window. What I should think about myself, that I’m bad carpenter?
This is problem in our business that job get guy who better bark. As would be per “experts” at this forum I do not know nothing. Now when I’m self-employed anyone is welcome to go against me toe to toe. And plus we have internet now and nobody is not blind. Each one of my customers said to me that he hair me over my portfolio.
Can not wait when will do crown again along some “expert” and send him home.
Kiteman if ever will be chance that you do a stairs and I same stairs in another part of house contact me. Will drive to California if need. Lets go se who will cut better stairs.

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Well, let me know when you get to 500 sets.

Look, my work speaks for itself. There's plenty on this site to see. But I don't claim to be the best, just competent. I took algebra, trig and calculus in college. There are several here who can prolly run circles around you in math, but most are too humble to flaunt it.

My biggest problem is you come off as a blowhard, right or wrong. A little humility goes a long way. Try it sometimes.
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Tipitop if you know how to layout stairs then why did you ask how to layout stairs? Seems like a expert stair builder should no this already, might be wrong though.
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I finally got around to building these stairs today. Structural stringers are 3x10 steel tube. Had them fabbed up in "Z" formation. Each piece weighed about 350 pounds. Things went together nicely.
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Real nice, Warren.
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I didn't' come in this tread with "I'm best attitude". I just asked about some technical stuff, ADVANCED technical stuff and then show that is done.
I know it is Dubrovnik. I lived 30 miles from Adriatic coast most of my life. We do not like there go to Dubrovnik as is to busy and expensive. There is 2 dozens cool places between Dubrovnik and Split.
Plus very motivating that someone doing carpentry can afford vacation in Dubrovnik. Srs.

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