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Course Description

This course covers types, designs, nomenclature and Uniform Building Codes requirements for building stairs. Topics include mathematical calculations and layout procedures, constructing stairs, landings, newels and handrails.

Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the course the student will be able to perform the following activities/functions at a beginning level: Determine unit rise and unit run from total rise and total run.
  • Layout, cut, and assemble the risers and treads for a quarter-turn winder.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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