Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.
Extract from back cover of book:
To get the best results when building or remodeling, you need advice from the best professionals in the business. For Pros By Pros books bring together expert designers, builders, and remodeling pros who have written for Fine Homebuilding magazine.
Stairway design and construction is a cornerstone of homebuilding. This is where carpenters show off their skill in combining safe, solid construction with suitable dimensions, excellent craftsmanship, and (more often than not) impressive measures of ingenuity.
Even in the simplest of houses, building a stairway can be a complex project. That's why the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine have compiled a selection of stairbuilding articles that covers a broad range of details relating to design, fabrication and installation. It's all here from simple, site-built utility staircases to elaborate spirals.
by the pros who actually do the work, these articles will help you to:
Note: Some American building methods may not be compatible with Australian Standards.
Units of Measurement: Imperial
1 - Basic Design and Construction
2 - Railings, Newels and Trim
3 - Curved Stairways
4 - Special Stairways