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How to Build Redwood and Stone Steps

Create easy — and attractive — hillside access with a snazzy set of steps made from redwood, ledge stone and crushed rock.

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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 1. Design and Demolition (00:06:33)

    Learn a great way to take advantage of the space under the stairs.

  2. 2. Stone Steps, sponsored (01:00)

    A DIY Basic about creating safe and attractive limestone slab steps.

  3. 3. Access Unused Attic Space

    The DIY to the Rescue crew teaches you how to build stairs to access unused attic space.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Staircase Construction (02:52)

    Home improvement expert Karl Champley vlogs about building a staircase.

  5. 5. Stair-Climbing Hand Truck (01:27)

    At last: a hand truck that climbs stairs without dumping its cargo!

  6. 6. How to Paint a Staircase

    DIY Network shows you how to add bright color and pattern to a staircase. It is a wonderful way to bring style and attention to a narro...

  7. 7. How to Repair an Iron Railing

    Learn how to do a quick repair on an old iron railing.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. Renovating an Inviting Entry (00:03:10)

    The entry, stairs and stained-glass windows are next up on Nicole's list.

  9. 9. How to Build a Spiral Staircase

    Learn how to build an outdoor spiral staircase that allows people to go from upper to lower deck without going inside the house.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 10. How to Create Attic Storage

    These instructions demonstrate how to add more storage space in an unused attic by installing pull-down stairs and plywood flooring.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. How To Repair Concrete Steps

    Learn how to fix a crumbling concrete step.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. How to Revamp a Front Step

    The front of your house is the face it presents to the world. Your steps should do it justice!

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    Difficulty:
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  13. 13. How To Restore a Porch Railing

    Learn how to restore a water-damaged original handrail around a porch, with a new beveled bottom rail to keep the water from damaging t...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 14. Staircase Rebuild Overview (03:49)

    The process of measuring and constructing a staircase is demystified.

  15. 15. Natural Christmas (03:14)

    Decorate your tree au natural this holiday, with fruits and greenery.

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