Lay the jig on your new tread or riser and scribe your cut line.
Build a stair tread jig.
It will account for any out of square condition in the stair stringer.
Easy to make from scrap plywood and common hardware.
Materials needed to build stair jig sheet material approximately 18 x 18 x 3 8 inches all for the europeans 450 x 450 x 15mm or larger 4 strips of hardwood approximately 450x15x10mm 450 x 100x 20 mm wood for fence wood glue any will do such as pva but i prefer to use cascamite.
This awesome tool will help you install treads and risers step doctor building or reworking your stairs is easy with the step doctor another tool that works great with the step doctor the 3in1 square.
My father taught me how to make one of these years ago.
Simply lay the device in place in the rough framing and expand it snug.
Since then there have been dozens of videos that have showcased interesting tools machinery and techniques used to create unique things.
Then you can make accurate adjustment of your miter saw to cut the line perfect.
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Just set it in place adjust the ends to fit tight to the stringer and transfer this to the finished tread or riser.
It can be made to work with stairs of any width and is perfect for measuring the treads and the risers length and end angles.
I ve known this for years and i continue to keep my eye out for jig ideas all the time.
It s so amazingly simple and it makes installing stair treads a breeze.
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Tighten the jig down and remove from the rough framing.
Build your own stair tread riser gauge jig.
The easy way to build stairs the step doctor is a one of a kind patent pending stair jig used for building stairs easy.
Recently i ran into a jig that is a must have if you work on stairs.
One of the secrets to being a good finish carpenter woodworker is learning from old pro s and copying as many of their jigs as you can.