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Old 10-21-2011, 10:44 AM   #1
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Cornered steps for a deck

My husband is building a two level deck for the first time and can't figure out how to do the cornered steps. He did the top three steps(having a bit of trouble) but the bottom deck is 8ft high. He is having trouble figuring out how to do the bottom cornered steps(45 degree angle.) can this be done?

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Old 10-21-2011, 11:56 AM   #2
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Cornered steps for a deck

Something like this?

They can be done protruding like this, or simply in line with the edge of the deck.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:28 PM   #3
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Cornered steps for a deck

2 or 3 steps isnt a big deal for angled steps as all thats needed is some blocking on its flat to support the decking.. but when you start getting into a full 8 ft set of stairs additional more complicated framing gets involved
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