14-ft. Long Stair Stringers – To Cut, or Not to Cut?
That’s the question as a JLC forum member is faced with replacing a long set of exterior stairs. What follows are some interesting ideas about alternatives to standard 2x12 PT stringers.
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A builder is challenged by a customer to explain the rationale behind conventional stair stringers. Why not leave the stringers at their full width and attach the treads with metal hardware?