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Building a Deck

How to Build a Deck Staircase (page 1 of 2)

With the flooring in place, you can build the staircase for your deck.

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Materials

  • 2x6 boards
  • 2x2 boards
  • 2x8 boards
  • 2x12 boards
  • 4x4 posts
  • galvanized nails
  • galvanized deck screws
  • speed square
  • 6x6 posts

Tools

  • circular saw
  • drill
  • jigsaw
  • reciprocating saw
  • level
  • framing square
  • carpenter's pencil
  • hammer
  • calculator

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