A better way to build stairs + latest software features

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Happy New Year from all of us at Wood Designer. We hope you’re well rested and have great plans in place for 2019, both for your business and life away from work. We’ve very excited about how this year will see us offer even better CNC and software configurations and specialist hardware to go with…

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Triple your orders with StairDesigner!

Damien Juillat is a professional woodworker with huge resources of creativity. He’s also an enthusiastic user of our stair design software solution and regularly sends us videos presenting his various stair projects. He has kindly agreed that we can share this one with everyone at Wood Designer. (There’s a little bit of French text explanation,…

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Stair Calculator Project Walk Through

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Designing and manufacturing a staircase can be one of the trickiest tasks in woodwork. However, if you use a stair calculator you can speed up the process massively and at the same time eliminate errors. It’s much easier to use a stair calculator than drawing by hand, or indeed drawing using a CAD package. With…

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Best Joints for Stairs

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides Stair parts can be assembled with many different type of joints. The type of joint you choose will depend on several different things. Of key importance is where the stairs will be assembled. Assembling a stair in a workshop is usually very easy…

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Assembly Details for Stairs

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides Here are some thoughts on how to choose the joints for assembling stair parts. As usual, any suggestions or comments are very welcome. Please post a new thread in the forum with your ideas. Before you design your stairs…

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Basic Tools for Stair Builders

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides If you haven’t built stairs before and you are not a professional carpenter, then it’s a good idea to go through your tool box and see if you have everything you need to complete the job. Now in general…

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Stair Design Based on Experience

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides I’ve talked about the minimum experience that you should have to start a stair building project. Using good stair software with a meticulous and methodical mindset should allow you to tackle even quite complex stair building. The important thing…

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What’s Your Wood Working Experience?

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides The actual building of even a complicated stair is not difficult with StairDesigner’s full size templates, but you will still need some basic woodworking skills and experience. First of all you will need to use measuring tools for the…

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How to Take Site Measurements

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides Here are my thoughts on the best way to take on site dimensions. If you have any suggestions or better ways for doing this don’t hesitate to let me know. Each stair starts of course, with its dimensions. Taking…

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Stair Builder Top Level Checklist

Part of our ‘Staircase Basics’ Guide Previous Page | Next Page | Contents | All Woodwork Guides StairDesigner stair software is great for inexperienced stair builders, because it takes the maths and complicated drafting out of stairs But the way you use StairDesigner to design your stairs should be thought out in the light of several…

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