For a comfortable stride, plan on a combined unit run and rise of about 18 inches.
Stacked boxes stand in for stringers on this three-riser deck stair.
Add a filler strip to attain a comfortable tread depth.
Faster to frame than cut stringers, wraparound stacked boxes make a lot of sense for short, wide deck stairs.
Use spacers and string lines to set the ripped 2x spacers atop the pergola.
Use leftover decking materials to build freestanding planter boxes.
Dress up a small deck with a custom bench, a privacy wall, and skirtboards.
Build a form, apply heat, and bend the radiused edge planks for a stylish finishing touch.
Stairs on the curve are a challenge, so take your time to plan them out.
Once the rails are bent, use a railing kit to build the balustrade.
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