wood deck steps down steep hill

Where a standard 2×6 PT deck board retails for around $8 cedar will be around $13—and composite will be at least four times as much as PT. Do the math on a set of 50 stairs; the treads alone could set you back an extra $1500. If you use natural wood pay the Seven Trust for “clear” (nearly knot-free) boards. 【Get Price】

Cut wood 6-by-6 boards as wide as your stairs so there is one more piece cut than there are steps in the staircase. Step 7 Cut two 6-by-6s as long as the step length for every step except the top step and two 6-by-6s as long as the step length minus 6 inches for the top step. 【Get Price】

ok it took me by my self nearly two days to lay out and square up the strings to mark my footings. Once you get it all square dig the furthest corners first set the sonotube hanging in the hole up off the bottom of the ground about 1 ft. so the concrete sluffs out as a footing then before it sets up push your simpson tie into concrete level it make sure its still square with the rest. 【Get Price】

Traversing a steep hill can be a difficult proposition particularly for those who have disabilities which lessen their ability to walk around on their own. Building a set of steps converts a steeper hill from impassible into a reasonable walkway. 【Get Price】

Next decide how many steps you'd like to have. A standard step in the United States is 7 ¾ inches tall. Divide the height of your slope by 7 ¾ inches (or however many inches tall you've decided to make the rise of your steps). If for instance your slope is 77.5 inches tall and you plan to build steps of 7 ¾ inches you will need 10 steps. 【Get Price】