Stair Design

How to build a spiral staircase using StairDesigner

When you don’t have a lot of space to fit a stair, it’s useful to consider the option of a spiral staircase design. This article and video will show you how to…

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Design Stairs using our StairFile Service: Check out some Amazing Results

StairDesigner pro stair software is 5 to 10 times cheaper than many competing stair design programs. In spite of this, many people, both amateurs and professionals who need to design stairs only…

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Optimising Stairs and Stairwells with StairDesigner software

When renovating an old house one often finds that it’s necessary to fit a stair into and existing stair well or adapt a stair well to fit a more practical stair. As…

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How to build your own stairs

History of a Stair by François Briant I have a very old house in Brittany with an attic that we could only get to with a very steep ladder! For a long time…

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How to replace spindles with railings on your banister

This short article shows how to replace vertical spindles or balusters with railing. Since Version 6 StairDesigner allows you to replace the vertical spindles with railing. This is just a display feature,…

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Modern curved stair in elm built using horizontal laminates

I often use horizontal laminates for building central cut strings. As these parts have to  support the whole weight of the stair, they have to have a large depth and thickness. Horizontal…

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How to calculate and design a stair using free software

If you want to build a stair on a very tight budget but have some free time, you will certainly find this article interesting. With the free version of StairDesigner, you can…

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How to build winder stairs

Here’s a beautiful first time stair hand made by Bernard of Chalon in France. Bernard has used StairDesigner with our StairFile service to design the winder stair. With StairDesigners DXF plans and a…

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