How to Build Steps With Landscape Timbers – This Old House

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook creates a durable outdoor staircase. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Shopping List for How to Build Steps With Landscape Timbers:
– 2×2 stake
– 6×6 pressure-treated timbers
– gravel
– ½-inch-diameter (No. 4) metal reinforcing bar, used to pin sleepers to the ground
– 12-inch-long timber screws
– wood preservative

Tools for How to Build Steps With Landscape Timbers:
– shovel
– 4-foot level and long straightedge
– layout square
– circular saw
– handsaw
– drill/driver
– 3-pound sledgehammer
– 3-inch paintbrush

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By Song River- CowGirlZen Photography on 2011-10-08 11:04:53