I need to build wooden steps from sliding patio doors into the
concrete patio. The doors are 6' wide and 2' above the patio level,
which is about 2' from the house.
Can anyone point me to online links with plans and pictures how to do
General framing, stair building is what you are looking for. Loes and
Home Depsot should have books on framing that will include stairs.
You can also buy pre-cut PT stair stringers so that all you have to do
is put on the treads. But they may or may not match your vertical
requirement. If not you will need to cut your own stringers. That is
about the hardest part of stair building.
First thing you want to do is check the codes for what size landing is
needed at the top. I know with a swinging door it is 36", but may vary with
You can probably buy the stringers at a home store. They are easily cut if
you know how, but can be a real PITA if you've never done them before.
You can find instructions here
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