Top 2 DIY Stairs Courses Online

Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. How to Frame a Floor

Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. How to Frame a Floor

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Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. In Framing Floors & Stairs, Larry Haun and his brother Joe frame the floor of a basic 1,600-sq. ft. house.

They take you step by step through the entire process, showing you practical ways to organize tasks, streamline procedures and handle tools and materials efficiently.

Here's your chance to watch a framing master at work, and to become a better, more efficient carpenter yourself. Each section of the tape covers a specific topic in detail: sills joists posts and girders sheathing floors The companion book to this video is The Very Efficient Carpenter.

Larry Haun has been a production framer for almost 40 years and a teacher of apprentices for almost 25. He has honed his skills and techniques on hundreds of tract and custom houses, finding countless ways to save time, reduce costs, minimize problems and improve quality.)


Basic Stairbuilding: How to Build Stairs

Basic Stairbuilding: How to Build Stairs

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Experienced carpenter explains how to build stairs. With information on straight-run, L-shaped and open-riser stairs, this unique video will prepare viewers for virtually any basic stairbuilding project they faced.

  • A Straight-Run stair
  • Rise and Run Calculations
  • Marking and Cutting the Carriages
  • Handing the Carriages
  • Treads and Risers
  • Railing and Skirtboard
  • An L-Shaped Stair
  • How to build stairs: The Landing
  • Installing the Carriages
  • Framing Under the Stairs
  • The Housed Stringer
  • Checking and Adjusting the Fit
  • The Mitered Skirt
  • Fitting the Treads and Risers
  • Tread and Nosing Details
  • Butted Treads and Risers
  • The Newel Posts
  • The Handrail
  • The Balusters