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HouseBean
Engineering Housed Stringers

I'm replacing my basement utility stairs with a more formal set. The space and structure requires that I use housed stringers. I'm afraid a standard 2 X 12 might crack. I need to engineer a stringer that is more stable. Perhaps bonding a 1 by to some LVL? Tom Silva built a set of stairs using housed stringers for one of the project houses. Does any body recall how he engineered his stringers? I called tech support for LVL. They wouldn't help.

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canuk
Re: Engineering Housed Stringers

Here is one method to consider .............

http://www.ufpi.com/product/easyriser/index.htm

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