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How to Build Exterior Stairs

Learn how to build an exterior stairs using pressure-treated wood and galvanized (rust-proof) hardware to combat rot, rust and other damage from water and weather.

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Materials

  • concrete mix
  • water
  • concrete forms
  • galvanized lag bolts
  • galvanized deck screws

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • gloves
  • post hole digger
  • wheelbarrow
  • razor knife
  • bucket
  • trowel
  • sledgehammer
  • jigsaw
  • router
  • drill
  • level
  • carpenter's square
  • measuring tape
  • pencil
  • screw gun

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